Ouémé Department

Ouémé Department
—  Department  —
Map highlighting the Ouémé Department
Coordinates: 6°30′N 2°36′E / 6.5°N 2.6°E / 6.5; 2.6Coordinates: 6°30′N 2°36′E / 6.5°N 2.6°E / 6.5; 2.6
Country  Benin
Capital Porto Novo
 – Total 1,865 km2 (720.1 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 – Total 788,508
 – Density 422.8/km2 (1,095/sq mi)
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Ouémé is one of the twelve departments of Benin.

In 1999 the northern part of the department was split off to form the new Plateau Department.

The department is subdivided into 9 communes: Adjarra, Adjohoun, Aguégués, Akpro-Missérété, Avrankou, Bonou, Dangbo, Porto Novo, and Sèmè-Kpodji.

Communes of Ouémé

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