Ouémé Department

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Ouémé
Department
Map highlighting the Ouémé Department
Map highlighting the Ouémé Department
Country  Benin
Capital Porto-Novo
Area
 • Total 1,865 km2 (720 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 788,508
 • Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

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.