Atlantique Department

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Atlantique
Department
Map highlighting the Atlantique Department
Map highlighting the Atlantique Department
Coordinates: 6°40′N 2°15′E / 6.667°N 2.250°E / 6.667; 2.250Coordinates: 6°40′N 2°15′E / 6.667°N 2.250°E / 6.667; 2.250=inline,title
Country  Benin
Capital Ouidah
Area
 • Total 1,248 sq mi (3,233 km2)
Population (2006)
 • Total 929 314
 • Density 744/sq mi (287.4/km2)
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Atlantique is one of the twelve departments of Benin.

Atlantique is divided into the communes of Abomey-Calavi, Allada, Kpomassè, Ouidah, Sô-Ava, Toffo, Tori-Bossito, and .

In 1999 the Littoral Department was split off from Atlantique.