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Departments of Benin
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Benin is divided into 12 departments (French: départements), and subdivided into 77 communes. In 1999, the previous six departments were each split into two halves, forming the current 12. The new six departments have been assigned a capital in 2008.

  1. Alibori*
  2. Atakora
  3. Atlantique
  4. Borgou
  5. Collines*
  6. Kouffo*
  7. Donga*
  8. Littoral*
  9. Mono
  10. Ouémé
  11. Plateau*
  12. Zou

*Formed in 1999

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