in Borgou Department, Benin
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 8.886 and 2.598 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 8° 53' 11" and E 2° 35' 51"
- 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: 06:20 PM (Friday)
- Timezone: Africa/Porto-Novo
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:35 am and 6:59 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -13.222 and -176.206 (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: 0000-00-00 00:00:00
Delve into Tchaourou
Tchaourou in Borgou Department with it's 20,971 habitants is a city located in Benin about 165 mi (or 266 km) north of Porto-Novo, the country's capital town.
Current time in Tchaourou is now 06:20 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Porto-Novo with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports closer to Tchaourou, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Benin is Parakou Airport in a distance of 33 mi (or 52 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Benin is Royal Palaces of Abomey in a distance of 125 mi (or 201 km), South.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Parakou, Saki, Tede, Kosubosu and Iwere-Ile. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
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.
Tchaourou is a commune, arrondissement, and city located in the Borgou Department of Benin, a country in Western Africa, formerly known as Dahomey (until 1975). It is the birthplace of current Beninese president Yayi Boni. It is 50 kilometres south of Parakou. The commune covers an area of 7256 square kilometres and as of 2002 had a population of 106,852 people. Tchaourou is one of the largest municipalities in the Department of Benin Borgou.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Tchaourou.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: