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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 @LNTribune on Mon Feb 27 08:50:40 EST 2017 #Benin : La coordination #Rnd du zou installée accompagne le nouveau départ https://t.co/qzcmrRH2hA
From @webandcloud on Mon Feb 27 08:50:12 EST 2017 BIENVENUE a pour but de rendre votre voyage touristique & d’affaire sur le Benin plus sûr et sécurité https://t.co/0le2pxpsud
From @leaGlidja on Mon Feb 27 08:49:33 EST 2017 Le Bénin valablement représenté. On a confiance https://t.co/FbxkpjRlUD
From @leaGlidja on Mon Feb 27 08:49:32 EST 2017 RT @RevealingBenin: Le #Bénin mise sur le #tourisme pour dynamiser son économie #BéninRévélé via @afpfr @le_Parisien https://t.co/fh5RvtUixG
From @HuunoHeeDeh on Mon Feb 27 08:48:44 EST 2017 RT @samirasawlani: Inspired by Rwanda, govt of Benin says nationals of following 30 African countries will no longer require a visa: https?
From @leaGlidja on Mon Feb 27 08:46:16 EST 2017 RT @Jvckflo: Stévy Wallace, @limmortelferry Chef du service de communication digitale à la Présidence de la République du Bénin sera aux #A?
From @wasexo on Mon Feb 27 08:45:54 EST 2017 L'ex ambassadeur du Bénin en France veut coopérer avec la rupture Après avoir mis à prix la tête de Patrice... https://t.co/8sKLgHt0Rp
From @redwoodk8 on Mon Feb 27 08:44:34 EST 2017 RT @BruceJessica: 8 yrs after Peace Corps Benin volunteer Kate Puzey murdered, all suspects found not guilty https://t.co/pw0P3yVDH1 (1/16)
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