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Cities in Benin

Information about the cities of Benin.

City of Abomey
- Wikipedia Introduction to Albomey
- Historical Museum of Abomey
- UNESCO "Royal Palaces of Albomey" Profile
- Wikipedia "Royal Palaces of Albomey" Article
- Parc Archeologique d'Agongointo
- Capital of the Ancient Kingdom of Dan-Home (Dahomey)
- Weavers, jewelers, woodcarvers, iron and brass workers

City of Bohicon
- Population greater then 100,000
Wikipedia Introduction to Bohicon
- Bohicon Railway Station
- College Monseigneur Steinmetz
- Lycee Technique de Bohicon (LYTEB)
- Parc Archeologique d'Agongointo

City of Cotonou
- Largest city in Benin (population > 800,000)
- Hotels in Cotonou
- Wikipedia Introduction to Cotonou
- WikiTravel Cotonou Travel Guide
- Lonely Planet Cotonou Travel Guide
- Cotonou ca Bouge Web Site
- United States Embassy in Cotonou
- Cotonou Agreement Treaty
- Artisanal Center
- Fidjrosse Beach
- La Route des Peches
- Marche Dantokpa

City of Djougou
- Population greater then 200,000
- Located in Nortwest Benin
- Day Trip: Ouake Village Market on Togo Border
Wikipedia Introduction to Djougou

City of Grand Popo
- Beach resort and fishing town and voodoo center
Wikipedia Introduction to Grand Popo
WikiTravel Grand Popo Travel Guide

City of Kandi
- Population greater then 100,000
- Located in East Benin
- farming center
Wikipedia Introduction to Kandi

City of Lokossa
- Population greater then 100,000
Wikipedia Introduction to Lokossa

City of Natitingou
- Population greater then 100,000
- Located in Northwest Benin
- About 50 kilometers from Pendjari National Park
- Within 2 hours of the Falls of Tanougou
- Within 2 hours of Betammaribe mud castles
- About 50 kilometers from Pendjari National Park
Wikipedia Introduction to Natitingou
WikiTravel Natitingou Travel Guide

City of Ouidah
- Door of No Return of Ouidah, Benin
- Population greater then 100,000
- Ouidah Cathedral
- Basilique de l´┐ŻImmaculee Conception
- Wikipedia Introduction to Ouidah

City of Parakou
- Population greater then 200,000
- Located in Northern Benin
- Plein Air Museum of Parakou
- Municipality of Paraou Web Site
- Wikipedia Introduction to Parakou
- WikiTravel Parakou Travel Guide

City of Porto-Novo
- Second largest city in Benin (population > 200,000)
- Hotels in Porto Novo
- Wikipedia Introduction to Porto Novo
- WikiTravel Porto Novo Travel Guide
- Da Silva Museum
- Ethnographique Museum of Porto Novo
- Jardin Place Jean Bayol
- Musee Honme / Palais Royal

Benin Cities by Region

Northern Benin Towns and Cities
- Dassa-Zoume (Christian pilgrimate city)
- Djougou
- Gogounou
- Kandi
- Malanville (largest city in north, on Niger border)
- Natitingou
- Parakou
- Save
- Savalou
- Tanguieta

Southern Benin Towns and Cities
- Abomey (world heritage palaces and a museum)
- Avrankou
- Bohicon
- Cotonou
- Ganvie (Nokoue Lake village on stilts)
- Grand Popo
- Ketou
- Ouidah
- Porto-Novo


- A - Abomey (World Heritage Site, population > 100,000
Abomey-Calavi
Allada
Aplahoue
Athieme
- B -
Banikoara
Bassila
Bembereke
Beterou
Bohicon (more then 100,000 residents)
Bori
Boukoumbe
- C -
Come
Cotonou (largest city, port, internatinal airport)
Cove
- D -
Dassa-Zoume
Djougou (more then 200,000 residents)
Dogbo-Tota
- G -
Ganvie
Godomey
Grand Popo (beach resort near Togo border)
- K -
Kandi (more then 100,000 residents)
Kerou
Ketou
Kouande
- L -
Lokossa(more then 100,000 residents)
- M -
Malanville (largest city in far north, on Niger border)
- N -
Natitingou (largest city between Northern Togo and BF border)
Ndali
Nikki
- O -
Ouidah (more then 100,000 residents)
- P -
Parakou (largest city in central Benin)
Pehonko
Pobe
Porga
Porto-Novo (capital city and 2nd largest city)
- S -
Sakete
Savalou
Save
Segbana
- T -
Tanguieta
Tchaourou


See also
Other Attractions in Benin
Benin Travel Guide
Africa Travel Guide


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