|• Total||661 sq mi (1,711 km2)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (WAT)|
Dassa-Zoumé, often shortened to Dassa, is a city in Benin, on the Cotonou to Parakou railway and the main north-south highway. The commune covers an area of 1711 square kilometres and as of 2002 had a population of 93,967 people.
The city is known as a place of pilgrimage, the Virgin Mary said to have appeared in La Grotte Marial Notre Dame d'Arigbo, around which a basilica has since been built, containing several shrines. The city is also known for its surrounding forests.
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