|Alt names||Ouémé Department|
|Ouémé||source: Getty Vocabulary Program|
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Ouémé is one of the twelve departments of Benin.
In 1999 the northern part of the department was split off to form the new Plateau Department.
The department is subdivided into 9 communes: Adjarra, Adjohoun, Aguégués, Akpro-Missérété, Avrankou, Bonou, Dangbo, Porto Novo, and Sèmè-Kpodji.