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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)

Benin's most recent News and Stories

Benin Tweets

From @AntoinneJose on Sun Oct 20 10:33:22 EDT 2019 munimuni and clara benin should release a new song again
From @basty237 on Sun Oct 20 10:33:22 EDT 2019 RT @NunalNiSejun: @sb19keun Munimuni, Clara Benin, Reese Lansangan HUHU SB19saGGV #GGVBenAndBenxSB19
From @Nayaya4 on Sun Oct 20 10:33:15 EDT 2019 RT @ihe69: PDP ruled Nigeria for 16yrs, we became a mockery to little countries like Benin Republic, today even Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire on?
From @ObaEwuare2FND on Sun Oct 20 10:32:55 EDT 2019 Happy Birthday and Anniversary to our father, the OBA of Benin, Oba Ewuare II. Long may you reign May God continu? https://t.co/ysaE5zb7el
From @Tila_de on Sun Oct 20 10:32:42 EDT 2019 Aunty @iyaboawokoya you need to read this and equally have a better understanding in addition to the one you posted? https://t.co/eSRx0s02V8
From @ayce4040 on Sun Oct 20 10:32:37 EDT 2019 RT @avhasanteke: Fransa'n?n i?gal, sömürü ve katliamlar?: - Ruanda katliam? - Cezayir katliam? - Vendee katliam? - Burundi katliam? - Tunu?
From @olusegunakanbiB on Sun Oct 20 10:32:36 EDT 2019 RT @daily_trust: The International Monetary Fund says the sustained closure of the Nigerian land borders is hurting economies of Benin Repu?
From @da_taf on Sun Oct 20 10:32:28 EDT 2019 RT @DOlusegun: PMB needs to build a wall and make Benin republic pay for it as the price for reopening the border
From @ToniWhorrison on Sun Oct 20 10:32:25 EDT 2019 RT @NativeMag: Last night @heisrema picked up the infamous next rated award at the @The_Headies. Back in April, we sat with him for his fir?
From @Ijawvibes1 on Sun Oct 20 10:31:59 EDT 2019 Tears As Fire Razes Santana Market In Benin https://t.co/mf43pZkjnx https://t.co/hwnbpIHfM4
From @shakursneh_ on Sun Oct 20 10:31:52 EDT 2019 RT @SundayDareSD: Friday night in Benin I joined the Gov and Deputy Gov of Edo State to launch the Mascot for EDO 2020- National Sports Fes?
From @saratu on Sun Oct 20 10:31:35 EDT 2019 RT @NativeMag: Last night @heisrema picked up the infamous next rated award at the @The_Headies. Back in April, we sat with him for his fir?
From @AyeleCaterina on Sun Oct 20 10:31:20 EDT 2019 RT @Kush_Online: Ahead Of Her Movie With Viola Davis, Lupita Nyong'o To Also Investigate The Real Life Story Of The All Female Benin Fighte?
From @wasexo on Sun Oct 20 10:31:18 EDT 2019 Bénin : l'UDBN de l'Honorable Claudine Prudencio en Conseil national ŕ Godomey | Bénin 24 TV? https://t.co/ExTGtx1BUJ
From @Sarehime on Sun Oct 20 10:31:12 EDT 2019 @suheedaa0 Hadi yaa neyse.. Hiç ba?lamayay?m kfkfkdldl Benin shiplerim gerçek olmak zorunda yoksa üzülüyorum :(( fkdkkdmd