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Full nameKandi
Settlement typeCommune, arrondissement and city
DepartmentAlibori Department
Total Area1320.5 sq mi (3421 km2)
Total Population95206 (2002)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Metro (pop.)27227
Other information
Time zoneWAT (UTC+1)

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Kandi is a town, arrondissement and commune in the Alibori Department of eastern Benin. Originally a market town, Kandi is now primarily a farming centre. It lies on the nation's main north-south highway, 650 km from Cotonou and 325 miles (523 km) north of Porto-Novo. The town is the capital of the department of Alibori. The commune covers an area of 3421 square kilometres and as of 2002 had a population of 95,206 people.The town itself had a population of 27,227 in 2002.

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