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Benin (Republic of Benin)


Name: Benin
Code: BEN
Official Name: Republic of Benin
Located: Middle East, North Africa, and Greater Arabia
Capital: Porto-Novo
Calling Code: +229
Flag of Republic of Benin
Flag of Republic of Benin
Coat of Arms of Republic of Benin
Coat of Arms of Republic of Benin

Demographics and Politics

Form of Goverment: Presidential republic
Official Languages: French
Regional Languages: Fon, Yoruba
Population: 8791832
Largest cities: Cotonou
Religion: Roman Catholicism

Geographic Information

Area Total: 112622.00 sq.km.
Water: 0.02%
Borders: Togo, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Niger
Mountains: Atacora
Rivers: Ouémé, Mono
Climate: Subequatorial in the North; equatorial in the South

Benin Famous Places

Cotonou National Museum and the Botanical Gardens, the Royal Palace, Nokue lake, the Ethnographic Museum

Benin Economy

Currency: West African CFA franc (XOF)

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Road Traffic Information

Drive Side: Right
Convention of Road Traffic: Geneva 1949
Convention on Road Traffic, of 8 November 1968
Convención sobre la Circulación Vial en Viena el 8 de Noviembre de 1968
Конвенция о дорожном движении, подписанная в Вене 8 ноября 1968 года
Convention sur la Circulation Routière fait à Vienne le 8 Novembre 1968
《道路交通公约》 1968 年11 月8 日订于维也纳
Convention on Road Traffic, of 8 November 1968 - Arabic

Benin Time Zone (UTC)

Winter:+1 - +1
Summer: +1 - +1
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