Basic Information of Benin Country/Region

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Country/Region Basic Information

Country Name Benin
English Name Benin (Republic of Benin)
Other Spellings
Republic of Benin
République du Bénin
Own Country Name Bénin (République du Bénin)
National Flag Nation Flag
National Emblem coat of arms
Capital Porto-Novo
Starts Every Week on Monday
Capital Coordinates 6.48,2.62
Land Area 112,622
Population 12,123,198
2-Letter Country Code BJ
3-Letter Country Code BEN
Country Numeric Code 204
Time Zone UTC+01:00
Latitude and Longitude 9.5,2.25
Official Language [fra]French
International Dialing Code +229
Primary Currency [XOF]West African CFA franc (Fr)
Independence Yes
Landlocked No
UN Member Yes
Top-Level Domain (TLD) .bj
Region Africa
Subregion Western Africa
Continent Africa
Neighboring Countries Burkina Faso Niger Nigeria Togo