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Places in Benin

Find information on almost all places in Benin. Whether you are looking for information on regions in Benin or information on cities and places in Benin, this website is the right place in the web to start your search.

Facts and figures about Benin at a glance

Benin is a sovereign country on the continent of Africa. Benin covers a total area of 112,620.0 km2 and has a population of approximately 9,056,010 people.

The capital of Benin is Porto-Novo (Porto-Novo) with a population of 234,168 people.

Facts and figures about Benin
CountryCodeAreaPopulationP/km2
BeninBJ112,620.0 km29,056,010 people80.4

Population density in Benin
Population density
80.4 p/km2 (very low)
Very low population density in Benin
Benin: Very low population density

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Map of Benin

Map of Benin

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Information on Benin

Information on Benin
NameOfficial nameCodeStatusRegionsCapitalContinent
BeninRepublic of BeninBJSovereign country12 Porto-Novo Porto-NovoAfrica

Time in Benin

Time in Benin
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 - 6:38amNoSat, 23 Sep 2017 - 6:38amUTC +1.0Africa/Porto-Novo

Currency in Benin

Currency in Benin
CurrencyAbbreviation
FrancXOF

Languages in Benin

Languages in Benin
Languages
French

Neighbouring countries of Benin

Neighbouring countries of Benin
Neighbouring countries
Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria, Togo

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Telecommunication in Benin

Telecommunication in Benin
International calling codeInternet top level domain (TLD)
+229.bj

Latitude & Longitude of Benin

Latitude & Longitude of Benin
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map9°30'00.0"N (9.5000000°)2°15'00.0"E (2.2500000°)

Regions in Benin

Regions in Benin
Regions
There are 12 primary administrative regions in Benin. Have a closer look at the regions in Benin.

Largest places in Benin

There are 13 places in Benin with a population of more than 50,000 people.
Largest places in Benin
PlaceNoPopulation
Cotonou Cotonou1.780,000
Abomey-Calavi Abomey-Calavi2.385,755
Djougou Djougou3.237,040
Porto-Novo Porto-Novo4.234,168
Parakou Parakou5.163,753
Bohicon Bohicon6.125,092
Kandi Kandi7.109,701
Lokossa Lokossa8.86,971
Ouidah Ouidah9.83,503
Abomey Abomey10.82,154
Natitingou Natitingou11.80,892
Save Savé12.75,970
Nikki Nikki13.54,009

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External sources of information on Benin

Benin on Wikipedia

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