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Complete details about Benin in Africa with capital city Porto-Novo

Country NameBenin (Bénin)
Country CodeBEN
Capital CityPorto-Novo
ContinentAfrica
RegionWestern Africa
Independence Year1960
Population6097000
Surface Area112622.0
Life Expectancy50.2 years
GNP2357.0 (old 2141.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Adja     (11.1%)
Aizo     (8.7%)
Bariba     (8.7%)
Fon     (39.8%)
Ful     (5.6%)
Joruba     (12.2%)
Somba     (6.7%)

Major Cities

Cotonou, Atlantique     (population 536827)
Porto-Novo, Ouémé     (population 194000)
Djougou, Atacora     (population 134099)
Parakou, Borgou     (population 103577)

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From @pagareharish1 on Wed May 24 23:04:45 EDT 2017 RT @CMO_Gujarat: RT vijayrupanibjp: Fruitful meeting with H.E. Patrice Talon, President Of Benin. Discussed a wide range of issues ? https:?
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From @benin_2000 on Wed May 24 22:55:27 EDT 2017 RT @brianmanning10: For everyone that doesn't get on Facebook. Prayers to @David_Hicks98, stay strong! https://t.co/z63BxSFMBn
From @MylneFlicka on Wed May 24 22:55:04 EDT 2017 RT @LucGnacadja: Déconstruire La Béninoiserie & trouver des raisons de faire confiance à la relève: visiter souvent IRAWOTALENTS. https://t?
From @Tapshil5522 on Wed May 24 22:53:06 EDT 2017 RT @vijayrupanibjp: Fruitful meeting with H.E. Patrice Talon, President Of Benin. Discussed a wide range of issues of mutual interest. #AfD?
From @benin_2000 on Wed May 24 22:52:43 EDT 2017 @s_hemmerich Say when
From @ibadaninsider on Wed May 24 22:52:23 EDT 2017 RT @Dorisberry24: IPOB Declares "Sit-At-Home" In 10 Northern Cities, Ibadan, Lagos & Benin. See List >> https://t.co/FOIzMQ19k0
From @ibadaninsider on Wed May 24 22:52:07 EDT 2017 RT @AseWoSe: IPOB Declares "Sit-At-Home" In 10 Northern Cities, Ibadan, Lagos & Benin. See List >> https://t.co/yWNYPfRtzW
From @s_hemmerich on Wed May 24 22:50:38 EDT 2017 @benin_2000 No sir
From @IMalik44 on Wed May 24 22:49:05 EDT 2017 RT @humanityfirstuk: Chairman of HF #Germany distributing #school stationary resources to children in #Benin https://t.co/FIgrfK0X9U
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