Mono Department

department of Benin

Mono is one of the twelve departments of Benin. The capital of this department is Lokossa. Kouffo Department was part of Mono until 1999.

Mono
Map highlighting the Mono Department
Map highlighting the Mono Department
Coordinates: 6°38′N 1°43′E / 6.633°N 1.717°E / 6.633; 1.717Coordinates: 6°38′N 1°43′E / 6.633°N 1.717°E / 6.633; 1.717
CountryBenin
CapitalLokossa
Area
 • Total1,396 km2 (539 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total387,346
 • Density280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

The Gen language is only spoken in this department in Benin. Other languages spoken in this area are Ewe and some of the Phla–Pherá languages

Mono is divided into the communes of Bopa, Comé, Grand-Popo, and Houéyogbé.