in Atakora Department, Benin

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
10.621 and 1.267 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 10° 37' 16" and E 1° 15' 59"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - XOF
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 10:23 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Porto-Novo
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:44 am and 6:52 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-13.224 and -176.211 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Benin in Western Africa

Safety Score: 4,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Benin.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Benin. Last Update: 2020-09-19 07:18:52

Delve into Tanguiéta

Tanguiéta in Atakora Department with it's 19,833 habitants is located in Benin about 299 mi (or 482 km) north of Porto-Novo, the country's capital town.

Current time in Tanguiéta is now 10:23 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Porto-Novo with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports close to Tanguiéta. The closest airport in Benin is Natitingou Airport in a distance of 22 mi (or 36 km), South. 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 39 mi (or 63 km).

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

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 84 °F

Morning Temperature 21°C / 71 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Chance of rainfall 18%
Air Humidity 73%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Sunday, 20th of September 2020

26°C (79 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 21st of September 2020

29°C (84 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Tuesday, 22nd of September 2020

26°C (80 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Tanguiéta, l'hôpital sans frontières

Published: January 13, 2015
Length: 36:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque

En mai 2014, Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque s'est rendu dans un hôpital perdu au milieu de l'Afrique de l'Ouest. Depuis 1970, l'hôpital Saint-Jean de Dieu à Tanguiéta soigne les populations...

Viaggio in Benin 2014 - Le bambine del collegio

Published: January 07, 2015
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Epicentro Giovanile

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Tanguiéta is a town, arrondissement and commune located in the Atakora Department of Benin. The commune covers an area of 5465 square kilometres and as of 2002 had a population of 54,719 people. As of 2007 the town had an estimated population of 21,290. It lies on the RNIE 3 highway which connects it to Natitingou. Tanguiéta was the departmental seat of government during French colonial rule.

Located at 10.6167, 1.26667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Communes of Benin, Populated places in the Atakora Department, Arrondissements of Benin

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Tanguiéta.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Tangoueita, Tangueita, Tanguiéta