Cotonou

Cotonou is the largest city in and the country's primary port of entry for visitors. The city is in the , on the coastline. Cotonou has about 780,000 residents.
Photo: Adoscam, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Museum
Photo: David Stanley, CC BY 2.0.

Marketplace
The , or simply Tokpa, is the largest open-air market in , located in Cotonou, .It is one of the most important retailing areas in Benin, covering over 20 hectares. Photo: jbdodane, CC BY 2.0.

Church
The cathedral of Notre Dame de Miséricorde, commonly known as , is a Roman Catholic cathedral, located near the Ancien Pont Bridge in Cotonou, . Photo: bigberto, CC BY 2.0.

Bridge
Photo: Rachad sanoussi, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Cotonou

Latitude
6.3677° or 6° 22' 3.7" north
Longitude
2.4253° or 2° 25' 30.9" east
Open Location Code
6FR49C9G+34
Population
780,000
IATA airport code
COO
United Nations Location Code
BJ COO
Elevation
7 metres (23 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1776467369
Geo­Names ID
2394819
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Cotonou
  • Akan: Cotonou
  • Arabic: Cotonou
  • Arabic: كوتونو
  • Armenian: Կոտոնու
  • Arpitan: Cotonou
  • Asturian: Cotonou
  • Azerbaijani: Kotonu
  • Basque: Cotonou
  • Belarusian: Катану
  • Bengali: কোটোনো
  • Bosnian: Cotonou
  • Breton: Cotonou
  • Bulgarian: Котоноу
  • Bulgarian: Котону
  • Catalan: Cotonou
  • Cebuano: Cotonou
  • Chechen: Котону
  • Chinese: Cotonou
  • Chinese: 吉大奴
  • Chinese: 柯多努
  • Chinese: 科多努
  • Chinese: 科托努
  • Croatian: Cotonou
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  • Esperanto: Cotonou
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  • Georgian: კოტონუ
  • German: Cotonou
  • Greek: Κοτονού
  • Gujarati: કોટોનો
  • Haitian: Kotonou
  • Hausa: Cotonou
  • Hebrew: קוטונו
  • Hindi: कोटोनाउ
  • Hungarian: Cotonou
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  • Ido: Cotonou
  • Inari Sami: Cotonou
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  • Interlingue: Cotonou
  • Italian: Cotonou
  • Japanese: コトヌー
  • Javanese: Cotonou
  • Kabiyè: Kotonu
  • Kannada: ಕೊಟೊನೌ
  • Korean: 코토누
  • Latin: Cotonou
  • Latvian: Kotonu
  • Lithuanian: Kotonu
  • Lombard: Cotonou
  • Macedo-Romanian: Cotonou
  • Macedonian: Котону
  • Malay: Cotonou
  • Marathi: कोतोनू
  • Min Nan Chinese: Cotonou
  • Northern Frisian: Cotonou
  • Norwegian: Cotonou
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Cotonou
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  • Occitan (post 1500): Cotonou
  • Panjabi: ਕੋਤੋਨੂ
  • Persian: کوتونو
  • Piemontese: Cotonou
  • Polish: Cotonou
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  • Portuguese: Cotonou
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  • Romanian: Cotonou
  • Russian: Котону
  • Scots: Cotonou
  • Scottish Gaelic: Cotonou
  • Serbian: Cotonou
  • Serbian: Котону
  • Serbo-Croatian: Cotonou
  • Shona: Cotonou
  • Sinhala: කොටොනෞ
  • Slovak: Cotonou
  • South Azerbaijani: کوتونو
  • Spanish: Cotonou
  • Spanish: Cotonu
  • Spanish: Cotonú
  • Swahili: Cotonou
  • Swedish: Cotonou
  • Swedish: Littoral
  • Tamil: காடோனோ
  • Tamil: கொட்டொனௌ
  • Telugu: కొటొనౌ
  • Thai: กอตอนู
  • Turkish: Cotonou
  • Udmurt: Котону
  • Ukrainian: Котону
  • Urdu: کوتونوؤ
  • Veps: Kotonu
  • Vietnamese: Cotonou
  • Waray (Philippines): Cotonou
  • Western Mari: Котону
  • Wu Chinese: 科托努
  • Yoruba: Cotonou
  • Yoruba: Kútọnu
  • Yue Chinese: Cotonou
  • Yue Chinese: 吉大奴
  • Yue Chinese: 科托努
  • Appi
  • Catonou
  • कोटोनौ

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