Porto-Novo is the capital of . The commune covers an area of 110 square kilometres and as of 2002 had a population of 223,552 people.As the name suggests, Porto-Novo was originally developed as a port for the slave trade led by the Portuguese Empire.
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Notable Places in the Area

The Royal Palace, also known as King Toffa's Palace and more recently Musée Honmé, is a former royal residence and today museum in Porto-Novo, . is situated 3½ km south of Porto-Novo. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a multi-use stadium in Porto-Novo, Benin named after Charles de Gaulle. is situated 2½ km south of Porto-Novo. Photo: Sdansou, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is a town in the southeastern region of Benin.


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