Borgou Department

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Borgou
Department
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
Capital Parakou
Area
 • Total 9,770 sq mi (25,310 km2)
Population (2006)
 • Total 831 842
 • Density 85.1/sq mi (32.87/km2)
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

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.