Borgou Department

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Borgou
Map highlighting the Borgou Department
Map highlighting the Borgou Department
Coordinates: 9°21′N 2°37′E / 9.350°N 2.617°E / 9.350; 2.617Coordinates: 9°21′N 2°37′E / 9.350°N 2.617°E / 9.350; 2.617=inline,title
Country Benin
CapitalParakou
Area
 • Total9,770 sq mi (25,310 km2)
Population
(2006)
 • Total831 842
 • Density85.1/sq mi (32.87/km2)
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

Borgou is one of the twelve departments of Benin. Borgou borders the country of Nigeria. The capital of Borgou is Parakou. The total area is 25,310 km.².

Communities[change | change source]

Borgou is divided into the communes of Bembèrèkè, Kalalé, N’Dali, Nikki, Parakou, Pèrèrè, Sinendé, and Tchaourou.