From World Afropedia
Commune, arrondissement and town
|• Total||825 km2 (319 sq mi)|
|• Density||57/km2 (150/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (WAT)|
Cobly or Kobli is a town, arrondissement and commune in the Atakora Department of north-western Benin.
The commune covers an area of 825 square kilometres and as of 2002 had a population of 46,660 people.
The town of Cobly is located 645 kilometres from Cotonou and 106 kilometres from the department capital of Natitingou. Communally it is bounded to the north by Matéri, south by Boukoumbé, west by Togo and east by Tanguiéta.
Cobly is subdivided into 4 arrondissements; Cobly, Datori, Kountori and Tapoga. They contain 17 villages and 9 urban districts.
Most of the population are engaged in agricultural activities followed by trade, transportation and handicrafts. The main crops grown are sorghum, cowpeas, yams and rice.
|This Benin location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|