Boukoumbé
in Atakora Department, Benin

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
10.177 and 1.106 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 10° 10' 37" and E 1° 6' 22"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - XOF
Spoken languages:
French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 08:45 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Porto-Novo
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:56 am and 7:06 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-13.224 and -176.211 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Tufuone
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Benin in Western Africa

Safety Score: 2,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Benin.

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Discover Boukoumbé

Boukoumbé in Atakora Department is a place in Benin about 274 mi (or 441 km) north of Porto-Novo, the country's capital city.

Current time in Boukoumbé is now 08:45 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Porto-Novo with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports near Boukoumbé. The closest airport in Benin is Natitingou Airport in a distance of 21 mi (or 34 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba in Togo at a distance of 8 mi (or 13 km).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Natitingou, Kara, Djougou, Dapaong and Pama. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Videos from this area

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Premier Puits d'AVOPIC Afrique dans la commune de Boukombé

Published: September 29, 2013
Length: 14:54 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Gilbert Ricousse

Pour sa troisième année de fonctionnement, le premier puits donne entière satisfaction aux villageois.


Premier Puits d'AVOPIC Afrique dans la commune de Boukombé

Published: September 29, 2013
Length: 17:17 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Gilbert Ricousse

Apparemment l'eau est bonne !


Togo - Pays Tamberma Marché de Nadoba - Ambiance

Published: February 23, 2013
Length: 55:58 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Yves Regaldi

Togo - Pays Tamberma Marché de Nadoba - Ambiance.


Guerriers Tamberma du Togo

Published: February 05, 2013
Length: 13:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Yves Regaldi

Guerriers Tamberma du Togo - Humour guerre et théatre en pays Koutammakou - Afrique de l'Ouest. Full HD.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Boukoumbé

Boukoumbé or Boukombé is a town, arrondissement and commune in north western Benin on the border with Togo. It is known for its market, its whipping ceremony and for its tradition of pipe making. Mount Kousso-Kovangou, the highest point in Benin, lies nearby. The commune covers an area of 1036 square kilometres and as of 2002 had a population of 60,568 people.

Located at 10.1833, 1.1 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Communes of Benin, Benin–Togo border crossings, Populated places in the Atakora Department, Arrondissements of Benin

Koutammakou

Koutammouko, the Land of the Batammariba is a cultural landscape designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in northern Togo. The area features traditional mud tower-houses which remain the preferred style of living.

Located at 10.1, 1.06667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
World Heritage Sites in Togo

Natta, Benin

Natta is a town and arrondissement in the Atakora Department of northwestern Benin. It is an administrative division under the jurisdiction of the commune of Boukoumbè. According to the population census conducted by the Institut National de la Statistique Benin on February 15, 2002, the arrondissement had a total population of 7,857.

Located at 10.1833, 1.05 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Atakora Department, Arrondissements of Benin

Tabota, Benin

Tabota is a town and arrondissement in the Atakora Department of northwestern Benin. It is an administrative division under the jurisdiction of the commune of Boukoumbè. According to the population census conducted by the Institut National de la Statistique Benin on February 15, 2002, the arrondissement had a total population of 8,811.

Located at 10.3, 1.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Atakora Department, Arrondissements of Benin

Kotapounga

Kotapounga is a town and arrondissement in the Atakora Department of northwestern Benin. It is an administrative division under the jurisdiction of the commune of Natitingou. According to the population census conducted by the Institut National de la Statistique Benin on February 15, 2002, the arrondissement had a total population of 12,865.

Located at 10.2333, 1.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Benin, Populated places in the Atakora Department

Kouaba

Kouaba is a town and arrondissement in the Atakora Department of northwestern Benin. It is an administrative division under the jurisdiction of the commune of Natitingou. According to the population census conducted by the Institut National de la Statistique Benin on February 15, 2002, the arrondissement had a total population of 6,044.

Located at 10.25, 1.23333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Atakora Department, Arrondissements of Benin

Popular in vicinity

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Boukombé, Boukomoé, Bukombe, Boukoumbé