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Southern Benin is the lowland region of Benin near the Atlantic Ocean.


Map of Southern Benin
  • 1 Abomey
  • 2 Avrankou
  • 3 Bohicon  
  • 4 Cotonou - the largest city in the country
  • 5 Ganvie   — a pretty lake village on stilts.
  • 6 Grand-Popo
  • 7 Kétou
  • 8 Ouidah
  • 9 Porto-Novo - the official capital

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Get inEdit

Cadjehoun Airport (COO IATA)

Get aroundEdit


Houses on stilts in Ganvie.




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