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Littoral
Department
Map highlighting the Littoral Department
Map highlighting the Littoral Department
Country  Benin
Area
 • Total 79 km2 (31 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 701,137
 • Density 8,880/km2 (22,990/sq mi)
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Littoral is one of the twelve departments of Benin. It has just one commune/city, Cotonou. It is the largest city in the country and the economic capital. Littoral is the smallest department of the twelve. Littoral was split from the Atlantique Department in 1999.

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