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Parakou Destination Guide

Delve into Parakou in Benin

Parakou in the region of Borgou with its 163,753 residents is a city in Benin - some 196 mi or ( 316 km ) North of Porto-Novo , the country's capital .

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Current time in Parakou is now 12:23 PM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Porto-Novo " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Accra, Ilorin, Ibadan, Benin City, and Sokodé. While being here, make sure to check out Accra . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Parakou ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Parakou

The Archdiocese of Parakou is the Metropolitan See for the Ecclesiastical province of Parakou in Benin.

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Located at 9.35 2.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Parakou, Religious organizations established in 1948, Roman Catholic Ecclesiastical Province of Parakou, Roman Catholic dioceses and prelatures established in the 20th century, Roman Catholic dioceses in Benin, Roman Catholic ecclesiastical provinces in Benin

Parakou Airport

Parakou Airport is an airport serving Parakou in Benin.

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Located at 9.35 2.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Airports in Benin

Parakou

Parakou is the largest city in eastern Benin, with an estimated population of around 206,667 people, and capital of the Borgou Department. The mayor as of 2008 was Samou Seidou Adambi and administratively the commune of Parakou makes up one of Benin's 77 communes.

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Located at 9.35 2.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Communes of Benin, Populated places in Benin

Borgou Department

Borgou is one of the twelve departments of Benin. Borgou borders the country of Nigeria and the departments of Alibori, Atakora, Collines and Donga. The capital of Borgou is Parakou and the total area is 25,310 km. ² or 9,772 mi. ². Borgou is divided into the communes of Bembèrèkè, Kalalé, N’Dali, Nikki, Parakou, Pèrèrè, Sinendé, and Tchaourou.

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Located at 9.35 2.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Borgou Department, Departments of Benin

Boni, Benin

Boni is an arrondissement in the Collines department of Benin. It is an administrative division under the jurisdiction of the commune of Savé. 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 7,609.

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Located at 9.28 2.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Arrondissements of Benin, Populated places in the Collines Department

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Parakou