in Atakora Department, Benin
- Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba (Unesco heritage, 39 mi)
- 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: 06:28 PM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Porto-Novo
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:44 am and 6:54 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -13.224 and -176.211 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 2,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Benin.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Benin. Last Update: 2019-09-17 07:22:30
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 06:28 PM (Tuesday). 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. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 76 °F
|Morning Temperature||22°C / 72 °F|
|Evening Temperature||24°C / 76 °F|
|Night Temperature||22°C / 72 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||2%|
|Air Pressure||1011.6 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Wednesday, 18th of September 2019
31°C (87 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Thursday, 19th of September 2019
31°C (88 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.
Friday, 20th of September 2019
31°C (88 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Few clouds, light breeze.
Videos from this area
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Tanguiéta, l'hôpital sans frontières
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...
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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.
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.
Toucountouna is a town, arrondissement and commune in the Atakora Department of north-western Benin. The commune covers an area of 1600 square kilometres and as of 2002 had a population of 30,154 people.
Taiakou is a town and arrondissement in the Atakora Department of northwestern Benin. It is an administrative division under the jurisdiction of the commune of Tanguiéta. 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 9,716.
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