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The Republic of Benin

Benin, officially the The Republic of Benin, is a country in Africa, with an area of 114,763 square kilometers and a population of around 11,733,059. Its gdp is $14,390.71 Millions(2019). The capital of Benin is Porto-Novo, and the official currency is CFA franc BCEAO(XOF). Its neighboring countries are Niger, Nigeria, Togo.

The Republic of Benin map
Country Name:
The Republic of Benin
Flag:
Flag of Benin
Capital:
Coordinate:
6°29′N, 2°37′E
GDP(Millions):
$14,390.71 Millions(2019)
Population:
11,733,059
Area:
114,763 km2 (44,310 sq mi)
Language:
French, Fon, Yoruba
ISO:
BJ,BEN
Calling Code:
TLC:
.bj
Drivingside:
right
Neighbouring countries:
Climate:
Tropical; hot, humid in south; semiarid in north
Electricity:
220 V / 50 Hz / plug type(s): C, E
Religions:
Muslim 27.7%, Roman Catholic 25.5%, Protestant 13.5%, Vodoun 11.6%, other Christian 9.5%, other traditional religions 2.6%, other 2.6%, none 5.8

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