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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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Benin Tweets

From @IF_Benin on Thu Mar 30 04:45:46 EDT 2017 Mois de la #francophonie : hier soir Sêminvo et Juliette Mouquet nous ont offert une soirée tout en #poésie. https://t.co/l1BzVof79N
From @MadougouYasmine on Thu Mar 30 04:44:58 EDT 2017 le Président de la République Française: Rendez au Bénin les trésors pillés pendant la Colon... https://t.co/C2qkrZpEkT via @ChangeFrance
From @Ohiodongaldo on Thu Mar 30 04:44:53 EDT 2017 RT @Phreaskid: You won't have this problems with my benin damsels with their crop top and potbelly.
From @desbeauxratss on Thu Mar 30 04:44:49 EDT 2017 RT @HUMEnsea: Déjà 24 contributeurs pour notre crowdfunding ! Vous aussi faites de ce projet, votre projet ! #ensemble https://t.co/q9e9m?
From @Ohiodongaldo on Thu Mar 30 04:44:44 EDT 2017 RT @Its_Ephraim: Benin girls, you people are just gonna let him say this about y'all and walk free? https://t.co/k1suzhFyZ9
From @constitution229 on Thu Mar 30 04:44:18 EDT 2017 RT @georges_gyom: Soirée politique : participer au débat en ligne avec le hashtag : #RevisionConstitution https://t.co/tkaOvhdOe3 https:/?
From @constitution229 on Thu Mar 30 04:44:15 EDT 2017 RT @georges_gyom: There is a debate aroud the constitution of #Benin Join the discussions via #RevisionConstitution https://t.co/tkaOvhdO?
From @constitution229 on Thu Mar 30 04:44:12 EDT 2017 RT @georges_gyom: Since 1991, the Rep of #Benin has never changed its constitution. Is it the right need of the #Population ? join via #Rev?
From @HalonenJanne on Thu Mar 30 04:43:56 EDT 2017 The songwriting studio. #biisileiri #noelsaizonou #helsinkicotonouensemble #grandpopo #benin? https://t.co/SzeUVCJYBi
From @ab_benin on Thu Mar 30 04:43:05 EDT 2017 RT @CsidBenin: #DialogueCitoyen @serolafia de @SOSCIVISMEBENIN présente le CCAP: champ d'application et démarche à suivre. @CsidBenin @CFIm?
From @LnbBenin on Thu Mar 30 04:43:05 EDT 2017 La Loterie Nationale du Bénin vous donne les résultats du TIERCE / QUARTE / QUINTE+ du Mercredi 29 Mars 2017... https://t.co/Wn4qtqRzl3
From @ab_benin on Thu Mar 30 04:42:59 EDT 2017 RT @lougoudou: communication pratique https://t.co/RDKUGa7mkf
From @Thagodsolis on Thu Mar 30 04:42:50 EDT 2017 RT @claxikboy: Ceux qui vivent au Benin(cotonou et environs) , ratez pas ça ? https://t.co/RrSAUCirRU
From @immaculate_eno on Thu Mar 30 04:42:24 EDT 2017 RT @Phreaskid: You won't have this problems with my benin damsels with their crop top and potbelly.
From @Soupa_Sewedo on Thu Mar 30 04:41:39 EDT 2017 Bénin : Les premiers débats autour du projet de révision de la constitution https://t.co/D8DxGegp9A via @lntribune