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Borgou
Map highlighting the Borgou Department
Map highlighting the Borgou Department
Country  Benin
Capital Parakou
Area
 • Total 9,770 sq mi (25,310 km2)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total 831 842
 • Density 85.1/sq mi (32.87/km2)
Time zone UTC+1 (WAT)

Borgou is one of the twelve departments of Benin. Borgou borders the country of Nigeria. The capital of Borgou is Parakou. The total area is 25,310 km.².

Communities

Borgou is divided into the communes of Bembèrèkè, Kalalé, N’Dali, Nikki, Parakou, Pèrèrè, Sinendé, and Tchaourou.

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