Bohicon Destination Guide
Touring Bohicon in Benin.
Bohicon in the region of Benin (general) with it's 125,092 citizens is located in Benin - some 60 mi (or 96 km) North-West of Porto-Novo, the country's capital city.
Time in Bohicon is now 05:05 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Porto-Novo" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Kumasi, Accra, Ibadan, Benin City, Sokodé or Agblome-Zokli. Being here already, consider visiting Tindji Assanline, Sonou, Ouahoue, Mougnon, Lokokanme and Abomey. We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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The Royal City Of Abomey Tdv95's photos ...
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Backstage - photo session - West Africa
Togo - Tamberma Village; Koutammakou, the land of the Batammariba Benin - City of Abomey February 2012 Produced by Rectrue
Chant et danse Vaudou
Changement de décor. Nous voici à Abomey, capitale historique du royaume du Dahomey. Sur ces terres, le vaudou n'est jamais loin, comme le montre ce chant pour Zangbeto, le gardien de la nuit
Benin Projekt eV [Trailer 2012]
We have realized our first charity project in Benin! We gave a job to a carpenter in Abomey/Calavi - Benin to build school furniture for three primary schools and a high school in the villages of the ...
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Interesting facts about this location
Cana Airport is an airport serving Bohicon in Benin.
Located at 7.18, 2.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Bohicon is a city in Benin, and a conurbation of Abomey lying 9 kilometres east of the city on the railway line from Cotonou to Parakou and on Benin's main highway RNIE 2 which joins the RNIE 4. The commune covers an area of 139 square kilometres and as of 2002 had a population of 113,091 people. Bohicon is the crossroads of international trade at the center of Benin.
Located at 7.18, 2.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Royal Palaces of Abomey
The Royal Palaces of Abomey are 12 palaces spread over a 40 hectares area at the heart of the Abomey town in Benin, formerly the capital of the West African Kingdom of Dahomey. The Kingdom was founded in 1625 by the Fon people who developed it into a powerful military and commercial empire, which dominated trade with European slave traders on the Slave Coast until the late 19th century, to whom they sold their prisoners of war. At its peak the palaces could accommodate for up to 8000 people.
Roman Catholic Diocese of Abomey
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Abomey is a diocese located in the city of Abomey in the Ecclesiastical province of Cotonou in Benin.
Dahomey was an African kingdom in the present-day Republic of Benin which lasted from 1600 until 1900. Dahomey developed on the Abomey Plateau in the early 1600s and became a regional power in the 1700s by conquering key cities on the Atlantic coast.
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