in Collines Department, Benin
- Royal Palaces of Abomey (Unesco heritage, 51 mi)
- 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: 06:31 PM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Porto-Novo
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:44 am and 7:05 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -8.542 and -172.516 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Atafu Village
- This place on Wikipedia
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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: 2019-08-20 07:22:03
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 06:31 PM (Tuesday). 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. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 78 °F
|Morning Temperature||24°C / 75 °F|
|Evening Temperature||24°C / 76 °F|
|Night Temperature||22°C / 72 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||11%|
|Air Pressure||1013.5 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Wednesday, 21st of August 2019
27°C (81 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.
Thursday, 22nd of August 2019
27°C (81 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Friday, 23rd of August 2019
27°C (81 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Videos from this area
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EGUNGUN 2011 HD 720
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 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.
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.
Gobada is an arrondissement in the Collines department of Benin. It is an administrative division under the jurisdiction of the commune of Savalou. 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 4,676.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Savalou.
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