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—  Department  —
Map highlighting the Donga Department
Country  Benin
Capital Djougou
 - Total 4,127.8 sq mi (10,691 km2)
Population (2006)
 - Total 395,416
 - Density 69.9/sq mi (27/km2)
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
Communes of Donga

Donga is one of the twelve departments of Benin. Donga was created in 1999 when the government split up the original six departments into twelve. Donga was split from Atakora. The capital of Donga is Djougou. The total area is 10,691 km.² or 4,128mi.². Population 395,416 (2006). Donga is divided into the communes of Bassila, Copargo, Djougou Rural, Djougou Urban, and Ouaké.

Coordinates: 9°42′N 1°40′E / 9.7°N 1.667°E / 9.7; 1.667


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