Porto Novo

  • (noun): The capital of Benin in southwestern part of country on a coastal lagoon.
    Synonyms: capital of Benin

Some articles on porto novo, porto:

Sourou-Migan Apithy - Deputy To The French National Assembly
... Only 2.2 percent of Apithy's votes came from the northern region, while 64 percent came from the Porto Novo metropolitan area ... resentment shared by members of the former kingdoms of Abomey, Porto Novo, and disorganised tribes from the north ... Assembly, such as being elected mayor of Porto-Novo in 1956 ...
Porto Novo, Cape Verde - Other
... Porto Novo has a few schools or collegiates (colégio), a few lyceums (middle schools), a gymnasium (secondary schools), churches, beaches, ports, a post office and ...
Hyder Ali - Second Anglo-Mysore War - Descent Upon The Carnatic
... detaching his son Karim Khan Sahib to take Porto Novo ... Coote marched to face him, and won a decisive victory in the Battle of Porto Novo on 1 July 1781 Coote estimated that Hyder lost 10,000 men in the battle ... preparing to follow himself when word arrived on 10 March that a French force had landed at Porto Novo ...
Amoreira-Porto Novo Members
... The Amoreira Member and Porto Novo Member (or Amoreira/Porto Novo Unit, Portuguese Unidade Amoreira-Porto Novo) is a subdivision of the Lourinhã Formation, a geological ...
Parangipettai - History
... The Battle of Porto Novo was fought here between Karim Khan Sahib accompanied by his father Hyder Ali against the British East India Company under ... The powerful Nawab of Arcot had his mint at Porto Novo and the gold coins struck in this mint came to be called the Porto Novo Pagoda ...