|Kousso-Kouango, near Boukombé|
Kousso-Kouango, near Boukombé
|• Total||400 sq mi (1,036 km2)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (WAT)|
Boukoumbé or Boukombé is a town, arrondissement and commune in north western Benin on the border with Togo. It is known for its market, its whipping ceremony and for its tradition of pipe making. Mount Kousso-Kovangou, the highest point in Benin, lies nearby.
The town of Boukoumbé is located 582 kilometres from Cotonou and lies on the border with Togo in the west of the country. Communally it is bounded to the north by Cobly and Tanguiéta, south by Copargo, west by Togo and east by Toucountouna, Kouandé and Natitingou.
Most of the population are engaged in agricultural activities followed by trade, transportation and handicrafts. The main crops grown are maize, cotton, cowpeas, peanuts, okra, cassava and tomatoes.
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