Ouidah
in Atlantique Department, Benin

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
6.363 and 2.085 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 6° 21' 47" and E 2° 5' 6"
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: 06:10 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Porto-Novo
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:39 am and 7:09 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.542 and -172.516 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Atafu Village
References
This place on Wikipedia
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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.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Benin. Last Update: 2019-06-26 07:24:07

Delve into Ouidah

Ouidah in Atlantique Department with it's 83,503 habitants is a town located in Benin about 37 mi (or 59 km) west of Porto-Novo, the country's capital town.

Time in Ouidah is now 06:10 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Porto-Novo with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports closer to Ouidah, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Benin is Cadjehoun Airport in a distance of 21 mi (or 33 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Benin is Royal Palaces of Abomey in a distance of 57 mi (or 92 km), North.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Cotonou, Lokossa, Porto-Novo, Dogbo and Houinvigue. 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: 27°C / 80 °F

Morning Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Chance of rainfall 10%
Air Humidity 83%
Air Pressure 1014.7 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 95% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Thursday, 27th of June 2019

28°C (83 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Friday, 28th of June 2019

28°C (82 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 29th of June 2019

28°C (82 °F)
24°C (74 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Ouidah Benin

Published: August 10, 2013
Length: 25:32 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: laughyen

A visit to Ouidah's Fort, Sacred Forest, Snake Temple, Point of No Return.


Tours-TV.com: Ouidah

Published: November 17, 2014
Length: 09:49 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ToursTV Com

Ouidah - the quiet and peaceful town - is a center of African mystical Voodoo cult. The main sights are: the Temple of Python, the sacred grove, the Museum of Voodoo. Benin. (维达, Ouidah,...


Ouidah - Heiliger Wald

Published: December 03, 2013
Length: 00:16 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Alexander Nechanitzky


Viaggio in Benin 2014 - Nel tempio del pitone

Published: January 05, 2015
Length: 25:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Epicentro Giovanile


Les Anneaux de la Mémoire

Published: April 13, 2010
Length: 29:57 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Olivier Pulinckx

Extraits d'un documentaire de Thierry Devillet (Bénin 1994 ; vidéo 4/3 ; 40' ; TV5) : l'esclavage dans l'ancien royaume du Dahomey et au long des côtes de l'Afrique occidentale, le système...


Salt i Benin del 1

Published: March 08, 2009
Length: 32:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Hjalmar Dahm

I södra Benin utvinner kvinnorna salt i mangroveträsken. Del 1.


West African pottery, Abomey, Benin

Published: May 23, 2013
Length: 58:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Reisbijbel

An African potter is doing her job.


Bungalow Restaurant Lounge

Published: June 22, 2007
Length: 16:54 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: bungalowowner

Our Lounge.


Ouidah, Casa del Papa, Benin

Published: April 30, 2014
Length: 01:13 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Zeno Davatz

über YouTube Capture.


offres ecotouristiques a Avlo au Benin

Published: August 01, 2013
Length: 17:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: EcoBenin Voyages

Niché entre les cocotiers sur la plage, le lodge d'Avlo vous ouvre ses portes et vous accueille dans un cadre sain et agréable où vous dormez paisiblement bercés par le son des vagues....


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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.

Ouidah

Ouidah, also Whydah /ˈhwaɪdə/ or Juda, is a city on the Atlantic coast of Benin. The commune covers an area of 364 square kilometres and as of 2002 had a population of 76,555 people.

Located at 6.36667, 2.08333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Communes of Benin, Populated places in Benin, Enclaves, Ouidah, Portuguese forts

Segboroué

Segboroué is a town is lower western Benin. It lies on a coastal lake.

Located at 6.4, 1.96667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Benin

Savi

Savi was the capital of the Kingdom of Whydah prior to its capture by the forces of Dahomey in 1727. Prior to the conquest of the city it had a circumference of about four miles. There were British East India Company, Dutch West India Company, French East India Company and a Portuguese trading compound in the city, adjacent to the Royal Palace. Overall the city was very populous and filled with throngs of people.

Located at 6.41667, 2.1 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Benin

Ouidah Museum of History

The Ouidah Museum of History is an historical museum in Ouidah, Benin.

Located at 6.3589, 2.09018 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Museums in Benin

Kpomassè

Kpomassè is a town, arrondissement, and commune in the Atlantique Department of southern Benin. The commune covers an area of 305 square kilometres and as of 2002 had a population of 57,190 people. A training and production center in Kpomassè began in 1999 on the initiative of the High Commission for Refugees (HCR). The ambition of the Kpomassè center is to minimize the impact of the presence of refugees on development programs in Benin.

Located at 6.4, 1.96667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Communes of Benin, Populated places in the Atlantique Department, Arrondissements of Benin

Tori-Bossito

Tori-Bossito is a town, arrondissement, and commune in the Atlantique Department of southern Benin. The commune covers an area of 263 square kilometres and as of 2002 had a population of 44,569 people.

Located at 6.50306, 2.145 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Communes of Benin, Populated places in the Atlantique Department, Arrondissements of Benin

Houéyogbé

Houéyogbé —  Commune and city  — Houéyogbé is located in BeninHouéyogbéHouéyogbé Coordinates: {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:6|27|N|1|56|E|type:city(74492)_region:BJ|| | |name= }} Country 22x20px Benin Department Mono Department Area  • Total Bad rounding here{{#invoke:Math|precision_format| 111.96962597731 | 1-2 }} sq mi (290 km) Population (2002)  • Total 74,492 Time zone WAT Houéyogbé is a town, arrondissement, and commune in the Mono Department of south-western Benin.

Located at 6.45, 1.93333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Communes of Benin, Arrondissements of Benin, Populated places in the Mono Department

Basilique de l'Immaculée Conception

The Basilique de l’Immaculée Conception (Basilica of the Immaculate Conception) is a Roman Catholic minor basilica dedicated to the Immaculate Conception located in Ouidah, Benin. The basilica is under the circumscription of the Archdiocese of Cotonou. The basilica was dedicated on November 9, 1989.

Located at 6.36065, 2.08473 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Basilica churches in Africa, Churches in Benin

Aganmalomè

Aganmalomè is a town and arrondissement in the Atlantique Department of southern Benin. It is an administrative division under the jurisdiction of the commune of Kpomassè. 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 4,566.

Located at 6.46194, 2.02278 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Atlantique Department, Arrondissements of Benin

Ségbohoué

Ségbohoué is a town and arrondissement in the Atlantique Department of southern Benin. It is an administrative division under the jurisdiction of the commune of Kpomassè. 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 6,058.

Located at 6.41667, 1.96667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Atlantique Department, Arrondissements of Benin

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14 Dec
2019

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Whydah, Wida, Ouidah, São João Baptista de Ajudá, Fortaleza de São João Baptista de Ajudá, Виды, 圣约翰堡