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Ouidah Destination Guide

Touring Ouidah in Benin

Ouidah in the region of Atlantique with its 83,503 citizens is located in Benin - some 37 mi or ( 59 km ) West of Porto-Novo , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Ouidah

Time in Ouidah is now 02:30 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Porto-Novo " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Kumasi, Accra, Ibadan, Benin City, and Abeokuta. Being here already, consider visiting Kumasi . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recommendations for Ouidah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.



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Benin - City of Abomey / Ouidah & Pendjari National Park February 2012 Produced by Rectrue ..

LE SLAM DU YOV : Yovodounon feat Pepe Oleka

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Téléchargement gratuit en cliquant ici : "Le Slam du Yov" est un slam dénonçant la situation actuelle a Bénin et certaines dérives des mentalités. Yovodounon a fait appel pour ce mor ..

Bungalow Restaurant Lounge

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Benin : les chemins de Pierre Verger

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Benin Travel Atakora Somba Taneka Abomey Ganvie Ouidah ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Basilique de l'Immaculée Conception

The Basilique de l’Immaculée Conception (Basilica of the Immaculate Conception) is a Roman Catholic minor basilica dedicated to the Immaculate Conception located in Ouidah, Benin. The basilica is under the circumscription of the Archdiocese of Cotonou. The basilica was dedicated on November 9, 1989.

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Located at 6.36 2.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Basilica churches in Africa, Churches in Benin


Ouidah, also Whydah /ˈhwaɪdə/ or Juda, is a city on the Atlantic coast of Benin. The commune covers an area of 364 square kilometres and as of 2002 had a population of 76,555 people.

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Located at 6.37 2.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Communes of Benin, Enclaves, Ouidah, Populated places in Benin, Portuguese forts

Ouidah Museum of History

The Ouidah Museum of History is an historical museum in Ouidah, Benin.

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Located at 6.36 2.09 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
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Savi was the capital of the Kingdom of Whydah prior to its capture by the forces of Dahomey in 1727. Prior to the conquest of the city it had a circumference of about four miles. There were British East India Company, Dutch West India Company, French East India Company and a Portuguese trading compound in the city, adjacent to the Royal Palace. Overall the city was very populous and filled with throngs of people.

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Located at 6.42 2.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
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Gakpè 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 4776.

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Located at 6.42 2.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Arrondissements of Benin, Populated places in the Atlantique Department

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Ouidah