Tiatiala

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Tiatiala
Village
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Tiatiala
Location in Benin
Coordinates: 9°23′N1°30′E / 9.383°N 1.500°E / 9.383; 1.500 Coordinates: 9°23′N1°30′E / 9.383°N 1.500°E / 9.383; 1.500
CountryFlag of Benin.svg  Benin
Department Donga Department
Commune Bassila
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Tiatiala is a village in the commune of Bassila in the Donga Department of western Benin.

Bassila Commune in Donga Department, Benin

Bassila is a town, arrondissement, and commune located in the Donga Department of Benin. The commune covers an area of 120 square kilometres and as of 2013 had a population of 130,770 people.

Donga Department Department in Benin

Donga is one of the twelve departments of Benin. The capital of Donga is Djougou. The département of Donga was created in 1999 when it was split off from Atakora Department. Donga is subdivided into five communes, each centered at one of the principal towns, namely, Bassila, Copargo, Djougou Rural, Djougou Urban and Ouaké.

Benin country in Africa

Benin, officially the Republic of Benin and formerly Dahomey, is a country in West Africa. It is bordered by Togo to the west, Nigeria to the east, and Burkina Faso and Niger to the north. The majority of its population lives on the small southern coastline of the Bight of Benin, part of the Gulf of Guinea in the northernmost tropical portion of the Atlantic Ocean. The capital of Benin is Porto-Novo, but the seat of government is in Cotonou, the country's largest city and economic capital. Benin covers an area of 114,763 square kilometres (44,310 sq mi) and its population in 2016 was estimated to be approximately 10.87 million. Benin is a tropical nation, highly dependent on agriculture, with substantial employment and income arising from subsistence farming.