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Cotonou Destination Guide

Touring Cotonou in Benin.

Cotonou in the region of Littoral with it's 690,584 citizens is located in Benin - some 16 mi (or 25 km) South-West of Porto-Novo, the country's capital city.

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Time in Cotonou is now 06:48 PM (Saturday). 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: Accra, Ilorin, Ibadan, Benin City, Abeokuta or Abomey. Being here already, consider visiting . 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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Sabbath in Cotonou Joelmeeker's photos a...

01:02 min ( March 30, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4)
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Preview of Joelmeeker's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vi...

Village de la francophonie à Cotonou - ...

01:31 min ( August 05, 2012 by Gohomedia)
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Reisemitbringsel von Cotonou - Benin Westafrika - Francophonie Dorf


Benin - Cotonou - Le Commerce & Ganhito ...

10:01 min ( August 03, 2012 by Gohomedia)
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Reisebericht - Marktatmosphäre in Cotononou der Hauptstadt der westafrinischen Republik Benin...!

Benin Connexion - dérive Connectée - C...

14:21 min ( November 18, 2012 by derivemagazin)
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The video covers in 14 minutes the nearly 5 hour city exploration of Cotonou/W-Africa which took place on Nov 11th at the Benin Biennale 2012. Cotonou has faced an incredible development and turned fr...


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Interesting facts about this location

UTAGE Flight 141

UTAGE Flight 141 was a charter flight operated by Union des Transports Aériens de Guinée. On 25 December 2003 the aircraft crashed in the Bight of Benin, killing 151 of the 163 occupants, most of them Lebanese. Flight 141 was flown by 3X-GDO, an ex-American Airlines Boeing 727-223, on the day of the crash. The airliner's route was Conakry International Airport - Cotonou Cadjehoun Airport - Kufra Airport - Beirut International Airport - Dubai International Airport.

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Located at 6.37, 2.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:2003 in Benin, 2003 in Guinea, Accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 727, Airliner accidents and incidents caused by pilot error, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2003, Aviation accidents and incidents in Benin

Stade René Pleven d'Akpakpa

Stade René Pleven d'Akpakpa is a multi-use stadium in Cotonou, Benin. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is used as the home stadium of Requins de l'Atlantique FC. The stadium has a capacity of 10,000 people.

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Located at 6.37, 2.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Cotonou, Football venues in Benin

Cadjehoun Airport

Cotonou Cadjehoun Airport is an airport located in Cotonou, the biggest city in Benin in West Africa. In 2004, the airport served 301,493 passengers.

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Located at 6.37, 2.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Benin, Buildings and structures in Cotonou

Stade de l'Amitié

Stade de l'Amitie or Friendship Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Cotonou, Benin. It is currently used for football matches and also has facilities for athletics. The stadium has a capacity of 35,000 people.

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Located at 6.37, 2.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Athletics (track and field) venues in Benin, Buildings and structures in Cotonou, Football venues in Benin, Multi-purpose stadiums, National stadiums, Sports venues in Benin

Lake Nokoué

Lake Nokoué is a lake in the southern part of the West African nation of Benin;. It is 20 km wide and 11 km long and is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:6.4333333|N|2.45|E|type:waterbody_region:BJ|||| | |name= }}, north of Cotonou. On the northern edge is the famous water town of Ganvié. Lake Nokoué is an important site for the birds.

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Located at 6.37, 2.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Lakes of Benin, Ramsar sites in Benin