Ouémé Department

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Ouémé
Department
Map highlighting the Ouémé Department
Map highlighting the Ouémé Department
Country Benin
CapitalPorto-Novo
Area
 • Total1,865 km2 (720 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total788,508
 • Density420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

Ouémé is one of the twelve departments of Benin.

In 1999 the northern part of the department was split off to form the new Plateau Department.

The department is divided into 9 communes: Adjarra, Adjohoun, Aguégués, Akpro-Missérété, Avrankou, Bonou, Dangbo, Porto Novo, and Sèmè-Kpodji.