Map highlighting the Alibori Department
|• Total||25,683 km2 (9,916 sq mi)|
|• Density||23/km2 (60/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (WAT)|
The department is divided into 6 communes. Each commune is centered at one of the main towns: Banikoara, Gogounou, Kandi, Karimama, Malanville, and Ségbana. The department borders the countries of Burkina Faso, Niger, and Nigeria.
The département was made in 1999 when it was split off from Borgou. Since 2008, the capital has been Kandi.