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Benin Guide

Benin Guide

Benin – country information Country name Benin Official name Republic of Benin Capital Porto Novo Continent Africa Area 112,622 km2 Population 10,323,000 (2013) Foundation of a state 1/8/1960 State system a pluralist republic with a unicameral parliament The biggest cities Cotonou (seat of the president and government) 725,000, Porto Novo (capital) 275,000 Official language French Ethnicity/National Composition Fon 66%, Bariba 9.5%, Yoruba 9%, Somba 5.5%, others 10% Religious affiliation traditional faith 62%, Roman Catholic 21%, Muslim 12%, Protestant 2.3%, other…

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