Point Information
Country Name Republic of Benin
Short Name Benin
Capital Porto-Novo
Largest city Cotonou
Official languages French
National Languages Fon, Yoruba, Fula, Bariba
Religion 53.0% Christianity, 23.8% Islam, 18.1% Traditional faiths, 5.0% Unaffiliated, 0.1% Others
Demonym(s) Beninese
Government Unitary presidential republic
President Patrice Talon
Vice President ————–
House Speaker Louis Vlavonou
Chief Justice Elisabeth Ekoué Pognon
Total Area 114,763 km2
Water (%) 0.4%
Total Land Area (%) 114,303 km2
Population 11,733,059
GDP (PPP) $29.918 billion
GDP (Nominal) $11.386 billion
Currency West African CFA franc (XOF)
Time zone UTC+1 (WAT)
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Mains Electricity 220 V – 50 Hz
Driving side right
Calling code +229
ISO 3166 code BJ
Internet TLD .bj
Political Parties ·         Democratic Renewal Party

·         African Movement for Development and Progress

·         Social Democratic Party

·         Renaissance Party of Benin

Independence Day 1 August 1960
Tallest Building BCEAO Building

Building on Ave du Nouveau Pont

Building on Boulevard Saint Michel

L’Africaine des Assurances

Richest Persons Sébastien Ajavon
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