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.
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The , or simply Tokpa, is the largest open-air market in , located in Cotonou, . Photo: jbdodane, CC BY 2.0.

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The cathedral of Notre Dame de Miséricorde, commonly known as , is a Roman Catholic cathedral, located near the Ancien Pont Bridge in Cotonou, . is situated 2 km southeast of Cotonou. Photo: bigberto, CC BY 2.0.

The is a bridge in Cotonou, . The bridge crosses the Lagune de Cotonou which separates the two sides of the city. is situated 2 km southeast of Cotonou. Photo: uxrocks, CC BY 3.0.


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