Ouaké is a town, arrondissement, and commune in the Donga Department of western Benin. The commune covers an area of 663 square kilometres and as of 2013 had a population of 74,289 people.[1][2]

Ouaké
Ouaké is located in Benin
Ouaké
Ouaké
Location in Benin
Coordinates: 9°39′42″N 1°23′5″E / 9.66167°N 1.38472°E / 9.66167; 1.38472
Country Benin
DepartmentDonga Department
Area
 • Total256 sq mi (663 km2)
Population
 (2013)
 • Total74,289
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

Ethnic GroupsEdit

The Lokpa (or Lukpa) are the predominant ethnic group in Ouake. Ouake is the primary population center for the Lokpa people in Benin.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ouake". Atlas Monographique des Communes du Benin. Retrieved January 5, 2010.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Communes of Benin". Statoids. Retrieved January 5, 2010.

Coordinates: 9°39′42″N 1°23′5″E / 9.66167°N 1.38472°E / 9.66167; 1.38472