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Oueme Department

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Ouémé is one of the twelve departments of Benin. It is subdivided into nine communes, each centered at one of the principal towns, namely, Adjarra, Adjohoun, Aguégués, Akpro-Missérété, Avrankou, Bonou, Dangbo, Porto-Novo and Sèmè-Kpodji. In 1999, the northern section of Ouémé was split off to form the department of Plateau.Per 2013 census, the total population of the department was 1,100,404 with 534,814 males and 565,590 females. The proportion of women was 51.40 per cent. The total rural population was 37.20 percent, while the urban population was 62.80 per cent. The total labor force in the department was 383,716 out of which 49.50 per cent were women. The proportion of households with no level of education was 43.80 and the proportion of households with children attending school was 81.70.GeographyMono Department is located in coastal area that have interconnected lakes and lagoons and elongated coastlines with wide marsh. Freshwater and seawater fishing is the major profession in the region. Petroleum was discovered in the 60s in offshore areas, while titanium, low quality iron ore, ilmenite and chromite are the major minerals. The southern regions receive two spells from March to July and September to November while the northern regions of the country receive one season of rainfall from May to September. The country receives an average annual rainfall of around 1200mm, but the region in the department receives relatively lesser rainfall. The department has mostly low-lying sandy coastal plains towards Atlantic Ocean, marshes, lagoons and lakes. The highest elevation in the department around the coastal plains is 20m compared to the average 200m above average mean sea level of the country.
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