in Mono Department, Benin
- Royal Palaces of Abomey (Unesco heritage, 63 mi)
- Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions (Unesco heritage, 110 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 6.280 and 1.823 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 6° 16' 49" and E 1° 49' 21"
- 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: 12:01 AM (Friday)
- Timezone: Africa/Porto-Novo
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:42 am and 7:11 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -8.542 and -172.516 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Atafu Village
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,3 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: 2020-07-02 07:21:21
Delve into Grand-Popo
Grand-Popo in Mono Department with it's 9,847 habitants is a city located in Benin about 56 mi (or 90 km) west of Porto-Novo, the country's capital town.
Current time in Grand-Popo is now 12:01 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Porto-Novo with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 7 airports closer to Grand-Popo, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Benin is Cadjehoun Airport in a distance of 39 mi (or 63 km), East. 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 63 mi (or 102 km), North.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ouidah, Lokossa, Dogbo, Cotonou and Lome. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 81 °F
|Morning Temperature||27°C / 81 °F|
|Evening Temperature||26°C / 79 °F|
|Night Temperature||26°C / 78 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1013 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 63% of sky|
|General Conditions||Broken clouds|
Friday, 3rd of July 2020
27°C (81 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, broken clouds.
Saturday, 4th of July 2020
27°C (80 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Sunday, 5th of July 2020
26°C (79 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Videos from this area
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Pririt à collier Platysteira cyanea Brown-throated Wattle-eye
Femelle à la sortie du "bain" sur une feuille de bananier, Grand Popo, Bénin.
Benin Gran Popo La pesca con la sciabica.
Descrizione Un momento imprevisto e affascinante durante un nostro viaggio in Benin. Per pescare con la sciabica da spiaggia sono necessarie almeno una dozzina di persone. La rete e le reste...
Ganvié au BENIN
Ganvié au Bénin. Durée : 6mn. Plus de 250 000 Béninois vivent sur le lac de Ganvié dans un village lagunaire datant du 18ème siècle. La Venise d'Afrique sur le lac nokoué. Ganvié...
La célébration de la journée Internationale des Personnes Handicapés initiée le CPS
Les personnes handicapées étaient célébrées à Grand-popo. Une fête co-organisée par la Mairie de #Grandpopo et le Centre de Promotion Sociale. Reportage ...
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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.
Grand-Popo is a town, arrondissement, and commune in the Mono Department of south-western Benin. The commune covers an area of 289 square kilometres and as of 2002 had a population of 40,335 people. The Finno-African culture centre Villa Karo has been situated in Grand-Popo since 1999. It grew around the slave trade, but coastal erosion has now destroyed most of the old town. The town is now a centre for voodoo and home to a Finnish – African cultural centre, Villa Karo.
Adjaha is an arrondissement in the Mono department of Benin. It is an administrative division under the jurisdiction of the commune of Grand-Popo. 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 5,787.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Grand-Popo.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kpla, Great Popo, Ghola, Grand-Popo