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Capital: Porto-Novo
Nationality: Beninese
Benin Flag: Benin flag
Currency: CFA Franc BCEAO
Population: 6,590,782
Wikipedia Summery on Benin:
Benin (/bn?n/; French: Bénin, formerly Dahomey), officially the Republic of Benin (French: République du Bénin), is a country in West Africa. It is bordered by Togo to the west, by Nigeria to the east and by Burkina Faso and Niger to the north. A majority of the population live on its small southern coastline on the Bight of Benin, part of the Gulf of Guinea in the northernmost tropical portion of the Atlantic Ocean. The capital of Benin is Porto-Novo, but the seat of government is in Cotonou, the country's largest city and economic capital. Benin covers an area of approximately 115,000 square kilometers (42,000 sq mi), with a population of approximately 9.98 million. Benin is a tropical, sub-Saharan nation, highly dependent on agriculture, with substantial employment and income arising from subsistence farming.


Wikipedia URL: http://www.wikipedia.com/wiki/Benin

Map Reference: Africa


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