in Collines Department, Benin

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
7.928 and 1.976 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 7° 55' 41" and E 1° 58' 32"
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: 03:14 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Porto-Novo
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:44 am and 7:11 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.542 and -172.516 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Atafu Village
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Current travel safety evaluation for Benin in Western Africa

Safety Score: 3,5 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: 2021-06-16 08:28:49

Delve into Savalou

Savalou in Collines Department with it's 30,187 habitants is located in Benin about 108 mi (or 174 km) north-west of Porto-Novo, the country's capital town.

Current time in Savalou is now 03:14 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Porto-Novo with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 9 airports close to Savalou, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Benin is Savé Airport in a distance of 34 mi (or 55 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Royal Palaces of Abomey in a distance of 51 mi (or 83 km), South.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Abomey, Atakpame, Imeko, Iwere-Ile and Dogbo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 80 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Chance of rainfall 6%
Air Humidity 75%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 96% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 6th of August 2021

25°C (78 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 7th of August 2021

29°C (84 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 8th of August 2021

30°C (86 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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EGUNGUN 2011 HD 720

Published: December 21, 2013
Length: 28:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Lola Garcia- Lomas

Celebración de Egungun en Savalou (Benin) agosto del 2011. Celebrating Egungun in Savalou (Benin) August 2011.

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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.

Collines Department

Collines is one of the twelve departments of Benin. Collines was created in 1999 after the Benin government split up the former six departments of Atakora, Atlantique, Borgou, Mono, Oueme and Zou into twelve. Collines was split from Zou. Since 2008, the capital is Savalou. The departments that border Collines are Plateau, Borgou, Zou, and Donga. The total area of Collines is 13,561 km. ² . Collines is divided into the communes of Bantè, Dassa-Zoumè, Glazoué, Ouèssè, Savalou, and Savé.

Located at 7.93333, 1.96667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Collines Department, Departments of Benin, States and territories established in 1999


Savalou is a city located in the Collines Department of Benin. The commune covers an area of 2674 square kilometres and as of 2012 had a population of 35,433 people. It is the birthplace of Olympic Beninese hurdler Odile Ahouanwanou.

Located at 7.93333, 1.96667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Communes of Benin, Populated places in the Collines Department

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Savalu, Savalou