Cotonou, Benin Overview
Cotonou is located on the coastal strip between Lake Nokoué and the Atlantic Ocean. The city is cut in two by a canal, the lagoon of Cotonou, dug by the French in 1855. Three bridges are located in this area. The Oueme River flows into the Atlantic Ocean at Cotonou.
The city has established transportation infrastructure including air, sea, river, (to Porto Novo) and land routes that facilitate trade with its neighbors Nigeria, Niger, Burkina Faso, and Togo.
Detailed Map of Cotonou, Benin
Under Köppen’s climate classification, Cotonou features a tropical wet and dry climate, alternating with two rainy seasons (April – July and September – October, 800 to 1,200 mm (47 in) of rain per year) and two dry seasons. In December and January, the city is affected by harmattan winds. Temperatures are relatively constant throughout the course of the year, with the average high temperatures hovering around 30 °C (86 °F), and average low temperatures at around 25 °C (77 °F).
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The Dantokpa Market is a market in Cotonou, Benin. It is one of the most important retailing areas in Benin, covering over 20 hectares. It is also economically important for the country, with a reported commercial turnover of over a billion CFA Francs a day.[citation needed ]
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A short informative story on the financial capital of Cotonou, Benin. The story was produced in 1999 and was part of a four part series introducing Virginians to the Republic of Benin and the reconciliation conference held there. This story is part of the Emmy award-winning documentary, Noble Desire, A Time for Healing.
Full Approach, hold And Landing Cotonou Benin
Amazing full approach hold and landing at Cotonou Benin runway 24, wind 24010 kts with captain malyambare and first officer omar khazal flight tsg 701 TN-AHI boeing 737-200 go pro hero 3 !!!
Vacances 2012 en mode (Y.O.L.O)
Uploaded by lareenmau on 2012-10-29.
A la découverte de la ville de Cotonou...!
Un petit aperçu de la beauté de la ville de Cotonou...!
Driving thru Cotonou,Benin Republic....
Uploaded by Solar Budee on 2012-10-20.
Marriott Beach Hotel Cotonou, Benin
The project comprises of a 200-keys 5-Star hotel with a 600sqm ballroom, a spa and multiple F&B offers on one of the most pristine beaches overlooking the Gulf of Guinea. Work commenced on site mid 2012.
BENIN,COTONOU, LEGENDADO EM PORTUGUÊS
descobra cotonou , a capital econômica da Republica do BENIM.
Africa - Cotonou, Republic of Benin, West Africa. November 6th/7th 2013
A trip to Cotonou in the Republic of Benin in West Africa. November 2013. Missebo district and the Benin Marina Hotel.
Morning rush hour in Cotonou, Benin
Mopeds, cars, and people wait pensively till the green light let's them zoom buy in a cloud of dust and exhaust
African Cashew Alliance (ACA) Field Trip 2012, Cotonou, Benin
In 2012 the 7th annual ACA Cashew Festival & Expo was held in Benin. As part of the conference, the African Cashew initiative organized a field trip. The trip offered conference participants to experience two main aspects of Benin's cashew value chain: production and processing of raw cashew nuts.