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Benin - Klima - Reisen

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(by Laura Colomé)    Ganvie, Benin

Ganvie, Benin - The village was established in the sixteenth or seventeenth centuries by the Tofinu people, established on the lake because the Dahomey's (a slave trading tribe) religion forbade the Fon warriors from entering water, therefore the lagoon w

Ganvie is a lake village in Benin.

The reason for this is that the city of Cotonou is a port city on the Atlantic Ocean. The relief of Benin is completely flat, as the northern parts are covered with savanna and southern coastal fields with where they live most of the population.

Ganvie village, Nokoue lake, Benin

Ganvie village, Nokoue lake, Benin

Cosa vedere in Ghana Togo e Benin villaggi sulle palafitte

Cosa vedere in Ghana Togo e Benin villaggi sulle palafitte

Church in Ganvie ( town built on stilts on a lake) Benin

Church in Ganvie ( town built on stilts on a lake) Benin

Sunset over Ganvié - Benin

The village of Ganvié in Benin, often called the 'Venice of Africa, is a stunning sight and beautiful example of an intricate culture that has managed to make the most of its natural constraints.

Village lacustre de Ganvié #Benin

Village lacustre de Ganvié #Benin

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