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Facts about Benin

  • If you are a citizen of Benin, you are called an Beninese, and probably speak the official language -- French.
  • The Capital of Benin is Porto Novo, Cotonou.
  • The population of Benin is 7041490 and its area is 112620 sq. km.
  • The GDP of Benin is 15.7 billion US$ and its currency is the 'CFA franc'.
  • The Internet TLD of Benin is .bj and its international calling code is +229.

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For more on Benin, read Welcome to Benin - A City of Beauty.