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Cotonou
Port o Cotonou
Port o Cotonou
Cotonou is locatit in Benin
Cotonou
Cotonou
Location o Cotonou in Benin
Coordinates: 6°22′N 2°26′E / 6.367°N 2.433°E / 6.367; 2.433Coordinates: 6°22′N 2°26′E / 6.367°N 2.433°E / 6.367; 2.433
Kintra Benin
DepairtmentLittoral Depairtment
Govrenment
 • MayorNicéphore Soglo (2008–2014)
Area
 • Total79 km2 (31 sq mi)
Elevation
51 m (167 ft)
Population
 (2012)[1]
 • Tot779,314
 • Density9,900/km2 (26,000/sq mi)

Cotonou (French pronunciation: ​[kɔtɔˈnu]), umwhile Kutonu,[2] is the lairgest ceety an economic centre o Benin.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "World Gazetteer". 
  2. "Dahomey" in the Encyclopædia Britannica, 11th ed., Vol. 7. 1911.