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A city of southern Benin on the Bight of Benin. The largest city in the country, it is a seaport and commercial center.


(Placename) the chief port and official capital of Benin, on the Bight of Benin. Pop: 891 000 (2005 est)


(ˌkoʊ təˈnu)

a seaport in SE Benin. 487,020.
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Noun1.Cotonou - chief port of Benin on the Bight of Benin
Benin, Dahomey, Republic of Benin - a country on western coast of Africa; formerly under French control
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Arik Air, West and Central Africa s largest airline, has increased frequency on the Lagos to Douala via Cotonou route from four to six weekly flights.
Its economic and de facto political capital, Cotonou, holds about 15 percent of the nation's 10 million people, including entrepreneurs from around the world and a smattering of diplomats.
He briefed the Secretary General on a plan by Benin to convene an international interfaith forum later this year in Cotonou and emphasized the importance of partnership with the OIC in the project.
Al-Digair, for his part, called for increasing EU's development aid to Sudan in the coming years away from the Cotonou agreement, stressing that national dialogue is a strategic issue in order to address all Sudan's problems.
Cotonou, Shawwal 12, 1435, Aug 8, 2014, SPA -- A patient coming from Nigeria admitted at a hospital in Port Novo, Benin's capital, has all physical symptoms of a person infected with Ebola virus, deputy director in Benin's health ministry Aboubacar Moufililatou said on Thursday.
President Obiang said that the member countries of the community must work to provide a vision following 2020, the date on which the Cotonou Agreement regarding the association between ACP countries and the European Community and its member states.
Survey respondents report higher levels of risky sexual behavior when they answer questions anonymously in private polling booths using marked tokens than when they take part in face-to-face interviews, according to a study conducted in Cotonou, Benin (1) For example, the proportion of married men who reported ever having had sex with a female sex worker was 20% in face-to-face interviews, but 42% in polling booth surveys.
As a result of these developments, Arik Air will be the only carrier offering daily non-stop service to Dakar from Accra, and Cotonou and Dakar from Lagos.
He attributed this performance to the freedom of access that the producers have to the European market and the other nations that are signatories to the Cotonou agreement with the European Union.
Le ministre des Affaires etrangeres et de la Cooperation, Sd Dine El Otmani, s'est entretenu, mercredi a Cotonou, avec son homologue beninois, Nassirou Arifari Bako, des moyens de renforcer les relations entre les deux pays.
Madjid Bougherra epouse, du coup, le discours de l'entraEneur Vahid Halilhodizic qui s'est fixe comme objectif de ramener quatre points au moins au cours de ces deux deplacements de rang a Cotonou et Kigali oE les Verts affronteront le 16 de ce mois les Amavubi stars de Rwanda.
In Cotonou, Benin, important challenges among vegetable producers include excessive and faulty use of synthetic pesticides and low knowledge about pests of vegetables [19].