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

Country NameBenin (Bénin)
Country CodeBEN
Capital CityPorto-Novo
RegionWestern Africa
Independence Year1960
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)

Benin's most recent News and Stories

Benin Tweets

From @YohannCrn on Sun Jun 16 19:16:17 EDT 2019 RT @franceinfoplus: Bénin : les violences provoquent "une panique totale" dans le centre du pays
From @botdescapitales on Sun Jun 16 19:14:26 EDT 2019 ?????? (Republic of Benin) [République du Bénin] : ????? (Porto-Novo) [Porto-Novo]
From @FayfyAimas on Sun Jun 16 19:10:20 EDT 2019 Au Bénin, un camp d?entraînement pour apprendre l?agriculture bio
From @JienelSpotlight on Sun Jun 16 19:10:03 EDT 2019 RT @AfricaFootDaily: Bon la rédaction va se mouiller, et désigner les favoris pour la #CAN2019 : Pas le Zimbabwe ?? Pas le Burundi ?? Pas?
From @todayng on Sun Jun 16 19:09:03 EDT 2019 RT @NigeriaNewsdesk: Benin police open fire on protesters, kill two
From @OloladeFaith on Sun Jun 16 19:08:41 EDT 2019 RT @DoctorEmto: To whom it may concern Job openings at UBTH Benin, Edo state and National Hospital Abuja.
From @NigeriaNewsdesk on Sun Jun 16 19:08:34 EDT 2019 Benin police open fire on protesters, kill two
From @ttn_gateways on Sun Jun 16 19:07:20 EDT 2019 New gateway: B827EBFFFF962EB8 Location: Cadjehoun 2, Cotonou, Benin
From @izmirliatifhoca on Sun Jun 16 19:07:06 EDT 2019 @avaligul Fatih altayli: Diyebilir ki benin 20 tesisimden 15 ini alkolsüz, 3 ünü alkollü yap?cam diyebilir. Fatih a?
From @GBO_YE_GA_07 on Sun Jun 16 19:03:35 EDT 2019 RT @DroitLady: Help Repost?Let my customers locate me. BENIN Nd its environment for now??
From @BLOLAB_BENIN on Sun Jun 16 19:03:16 EDT 2019 Après #Bohicon où nous avons formé une 50aine de jeunes aux outils numériques, notre classe mobile vient d?atterrir?
From @NotLaja on Sun Jun 16 19:03:15 EDT 2019 @TheBrookeAsh I noticed Kimora didn?t post him (yet) so I went to his page & this man BEEN gone lmao been living in Benin