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Arrondissement and town
Pahou is located in Benin
Location in Benin
Coordinates: 6°23′N 2°13′E / 6.383°N 2.217°E / 6.383; 2.217Coordinates: 6°23′N 2°13′E / 6.383°N 2.217°E / 6.383; 2.217
Country  Benin
Department Atlantique Department
Commune Ouidah
Population (2002)
 • Total 14,436
Time zone UTC+1 (WAT)

Pahou is a town and arrondissement in the Atlantique Department of southern Benin. It is an administrative division under the jurisdiction of the commune of Ouidah. According to the population census conducted by the Institut National de la Statistique Benin on February 15, 2002, the arrondissement had a total population of 14,436.[1]


In 2015 a suburban passenger railway line, call Blueline is being developed by Bénirail of the Bolloré Group.

The project includes complete replacement of the track and the rehabilitation of the stations at Cadjèhoun Saint-Jean, Godomey, Cococodji and Pahou.

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  1. ^ Institut National de la Statistique Benin, accessed by Geohive, accessed 31 October 2011

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