Bantè is a town, arrondissement, and commune in western Benin. It is located in the former Zou Province of which since 1999 is part of the Collines Department. The commune covers an area of 2695 square kilometres and as of 2013 had a population of 106,945 people.[1] The majority of the population is ethnically Nago specifically of the Isha subgroup, who themselves are a subgroup of the Yoruba. It is famous for the art exhibition Nago Hunters of the Bante Kingdom by Jean-Dominique Burton.

Bantè
Commune
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Bantè is located in Benin
Bantè
Bantè
Location in Benin
Coordinates: 8°25′N 1°53′E / 8.417°N 1.883°E / 8.417; 1.883Coordinates: 8°25′N 1°53′E / 8.417°N 1.883°E / 8.417; 1.883
CountryBenin
DepartmentCollines Department
CommuneBantè
Area
 • Total2,695 km2 (1,041 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)
 • Total106,945

Towns and villagesEdit

Settlements in the commune of Bantè include:

ArrondissementsEdit

The nine Arrondissements in the commune of Bantè are:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "www.geohive.com geregistreerd via Argeweb | webhosting en domeinregistratie". www.geohive.com. Retrieved 2018-10-23.