Sakété

Interesting architecture of this mosque
Interesting architecture of this mosque

Sakété

is a city in the south of Benin.  It is about 60 km from Cotonou. It is one of the districts of Plateau Department. The surface area is 432 km2.
The commune of Sakété is limited in North by Adja-Ouèrè Commune ; South by Akpro-Missété Commune, Ifangni Commune and Avrankou commune; East : Republic of Nigeria ; West: Adjohoun Commune and Bonou commune the population is estimated of  : 70 604 people
The density is 163,4 km²
The main ethnic groups in Sakété are Nagot, Yoruba, Fon and Goun
The oldest mosque in Benin, beeing restored now
The oldest mosque in Benin, beeing restored now

Religions are: Traditional (13, 4 %); Muslims (28, 3 %), Catholic (34,1%), Protestants (8,6 %), other (15,6%)

Sakété commune counts 6 districts and 47 villages.
The different districts are: Sakété 1, Sakété 2, Aguidi, Ita-Djébou, Takon and Yoko.
Inside the mosque
Inside the mosque

The main activities of Sakété people are: agriculture, breeding, fishing and trade.

Voodoo ceremonies, dance and traditional cult, historic site, sacred forest, museums and  Royal Palaces.

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