in Zou Department, Benin

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
7.178 and 2.067 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 7° 10' 41" and E 2° 4' 0"
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: 10:57 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Porto-Novo
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:38 am and 6:34 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: 4,0 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: 2020-10-21 08:34:32

Touring Bohicon

Bohicon in Zou Department with it's 125,092 residents is a town located in Benin about 60 mi (or 96 km) north-west of Porto-Novo, the country's capital place.

Time in Bohicon is now 10:57 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Porto-Novo with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports nearby Bohicon, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Benin is Cadjehoun Airport in a distance of 61 mi (or 98 km), South. 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 6 mi (or 9 km), West.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Abomey, Dogbo, Houinvigue, Lokossa and Sakete. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 88 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 60%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 13% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 22nd of October 2020

29°C (84 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Friday, 23rd of October 2020

31°C (88 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.

Saturday, 24th of October 2020

31°C (87 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Videos from this area

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Tisserin gendarme Ploceus cucullatus Village Weaver

Published: February 25, 2010
Length: 34:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Alain Fossé

Abomey Bénin.

Tisserin gendarme Ploceus cucullatus Village Weaver

Published: February 25, 2010
Length: 25:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Alain Fossé

Abomey, Bénin.

Backstage - photo session - West Africa

Published: July 08, 2012
Length: 38:54 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Rectrue

Togo - Tamberma Village; Koutammakou, the land of the Batammariba Benin - City of Abomey February 2012 Produced by Rectrue. Vodun Ceremony

Published: November 19, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ToursTV Com

Each full moon a voodoo ceremony takes place in Ouidah, and the main - Voodoo Festival - is on the 10th of January. Benin. See on map .

The fight against the Obstetric Fistula en West

Published: February 18, 2012
Length: 57:14 min
Rating: 0 of 5

Obstetric Fistula is the typical case of disease that cause exclusion. It is a social tragedy . It affects mostly young and poor women that do not have access to Emergency Obstetric Care....

Benin Projekt e.V. [Trailer 2012]

Published: November 24, 2012
Length: 04:27 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: BeninDirekt

We have realized our first charity project in Benin! We gave a job to a carpenter in Abomey/Calavi - Benin to build school furniture for three primary school...

Humanitrad Bénin

Published: April 24, 2014
Length: 12:05 min
Rating: 0 of 5

HUMANITRAD est une ONG internationale effectuant des missions de soins et de formation en médecine traditionnelle chinoise (MTC) dans différents pays. Son bu...

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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.


Bohicon is a city in Benin, and a conurbation of Abomey lying 9 kilometres east of the city on the railway line from Cotonou to Parakou and on Benin's main highway RNIE 2 which joins the RNIE 4. The commune covers an area of 139 square kilometres and as of 2002 had a population of 113,091 people. Bohicon is the crossroads of international trade at the center of Benin.

Located at 7.2, 2.06667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Communes of Benin, Arrondissements of Benin, Populated places in the Zou Department

Cana Airport

Cana Airport is an airport serving Bohicon in Benin.

Located at 7.167, 2.067 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Benin

Popular in vicinity

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

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