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: 12:46 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Porto-Novo
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:54 am and 6:39 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.542 and -172.516 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Atafu Village
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org

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 12:46 PM (Sunday). 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.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 34°C / 92 °F

Morning Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 45%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 38% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Monday, 16th of December 2019

33°C (91 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.

Tuesday, 17th of December 2019

30°C (87 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 18th of December 2019

30°C (87 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered 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

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

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

Popular in vicinity

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


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