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Sonou Destination Guide

Touring Sonou in Benin

Sonou in the region of Benin (general) is a city located in Benin - some 64 mi or ( 103 km ) North-West of Porto-Novo , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Sonou

Time in Sonou is now 04:06 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Porto-Novo " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Kumasi, Accra, Ibadan, Benin City, and Sokodé. 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 recomendations for Sonou ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Backstage - photo session - West Africa

2:38 min by recTrue
Views: 743 Rating: 5.00

Togo - Tamberma Village; Koutammakou, the land of the Batammariba Benin - City of Abomey February 2012 Produced by Rectrue ..

The Royal City Of Abomey Tdv95's photos around Abomey, Benin (voodoo benin info data thron)

2:08 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu
Views: 368 Rating: 5.00

Preview of Tdv95'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 videos ..


Chant et danse Vaudou

2:34 min by Quentin Wallon-Leducq
Views: 366 Rating: 5.00

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]

1:47 min by BeninDirekt
Views: 19 Rating: 0.00

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

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.19 1.99 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Benin, French West Africa, World Heritage Sites in Benin

Dahomey

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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Located at 7.19 1.99 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: 1900 disestablishments, Dahomey, French West Africa, LGBT in Africa, LGBT in Benin, States and territories established in 1600, States of pre-colonial Africa

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.

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Located at 7.18 1.99 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Religious organizations established in 1963, Roman Catholic Ecclesiastical Province of Cotonou, Roman Catholic dioceses and prelatures established in the 20th century, Roman Catholic dioceses in Benin

Mougnon

Mougnon is an arrondissement in the Zou department of Benin. It is an administrative division under the jurisdiction of the commune of Djidja. 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 5,478.

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Located at 7.23 2.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Arrondissements of Benin, Populated places in the Zou Department

Dohouimè

Dohouimè is an arrondissement in the Zou department of Benin. It is an administrative division under the jurisdiction of the commune of Djidja. 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 2,384.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.25 2.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Arrondissements of Benin, Populated places in the Zou Department