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Kouffo
Department
Map highlighting the Kouffo Department
Map highlighting the Kouffo Department
Country  Benin
Area
 • Total 928 sq mi (2,404 km2)
Population (2006)
 • Total 572 924
 • Density 617/sq mi (238.3/km2)
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Kouffo is one of the twelve departments of Benin. Kouffo borders the country of Togo. Since 2008, the capital is Aplahoué. This department was formed in 1999 when it split from the department of Mono.

Kouffo is divided into the communes of Aplahoué, Djakotomey, Klouékanmè, Lalo, Toviklin and Dogbo.

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