Savè

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Savè is a city in Benin, lying on the Cotonou-Parakou railway and the main north–south road. It is known for its local boulders, popular with climbers.[citation needed] "Savè" is from the historical Yoruba name Ṣábẹ̀ẹ́.[citation needed]

Savè
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Savè is located in Benin
Savè
Savè
Location in Benin
Coordinates: 08°02′N 02°29′E / 8.033°N 2.483°E / 8.033; 2.483
Country Benin
DepartmentCollines Department
Area
 • Total2,228 km2 (860 sq mi)
Elevation
151 m (495 ft)
Population
 (2012)[1]
 • Total97,309
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

The commune covers an area of 2228 square kilometres and as of 2002 had a population of 67,753 people.[2][3]

TransportEdit

Savè is served by a station of the Benin Railways system.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on January 11, 2013.
  2. ^ "Save". Atlas Monographique des Communes du Benin. Retrieved January 5, 2010.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Communes of Benin". Statoids. Retrieved January 5, 2010.

Coordinates: 08°02′N 02°29′E / 8.033°N 2.483°E / 8.033; 2.483