Mono Department

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Mono
Map highlighting the Mono Department
Map highlighting the Mono Department
Country Benin
CapitalLokossa
Area
 • Total1,396 km2 (539 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total387,346
 • Density280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

Mono is one of the twelve departments of Benin. The capital of this department is Lokossa. The department of Kouffo was part of Mono until 1999.

The Gen language is only spoken in this department in Benin. Other languages spoken in this area are Ewe and some of the Phla–Pherá languages

Mono is divided into the communes of Bopa, Comé, Grand-Popo, and Houéyogbé.