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Country name: Benin

Type of Government: Presidential Republic

Neighbouring countries: Senegal Liberia Ivory Coast Ghana Nigeria Burkina Faso Togo Guinea-Bissau Mauritania Sierra Leone Gambia Guinea Niger Mali Saint Helena Cape Verde

Continent/Sub-continent: Africa Western Africa

Neighbourhood Continents: Oceania Americas Asia Europe

Adjacent Sub-continents: Eastern Africa Northern Africa Middle Africa Southern Africa

Country information for Benin with demographics details, continent, sub-continent, currency, flag, capital, and languages.

Specifications

Area 112,620 (112K) Sq.Kms.
69,979 (69.9K) Sq.Miles
Birth Rate 36.00/1,000 Population
Death Rate 8.2/1,000 Population
Life Expectancy 61.50 Years
Population 9,056,010 (9.05M)
Capital Porto-Novo
CoastLine 121 (121) Kms.
ISO Code BJ
ISO (num) Code 204
ISO Code BEN
FIPS Code BN
Dialing Prefix +229
Goverment Form Presidential republic
Admin Divions
1st: Departments

Departments

1 Atacora
2 Alibori
3 Atlantique
4 Borgou
5 Collines
6 Donga
7 Couffo
8 Littoral
9 Mono
10 Ouémé
11 Plateau
12 Zou

Languages

1 Indo-European - French