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Commune and city
Savé is located in Benin
Location in Benin
Coordinates: 08°02′N 02°29′E / 8.033°N 2.483°E / 8.033; 2.483
Country  Benin
Department Collines Department
 • Total 2,228 km2 (860 sq mi)
Elevation 151 m (495 ft)
Population (2012)[1]
 • Total 97,309
Time zone UTC+1 (WAT)

Savé is a city in Benin, lying on the Cotonou-Parakou railway and the main north-south road. It is known for its local boulders, popular with climbers. "Savé" is the corrupted rendition of the historical Yoruba name Sabe

The commune covers an area of 2228 square kilometres and as of 2002 had a population of 67,753 people.[2][3]


Savé is served by a station of the Benin Railways system.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on January 11, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Save". Atlas Monographique des Communes du Benin. Retrieved January 5, 2010. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Communes of Benin". Statoids. Retrieved January 5, 2010. 

Coordinates: 08°02′N 02°29′E / 8.033°N 2.483°E / 8.033; 2.483