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9,877,292 (July 2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 89
note: estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality, higher death rates, lower population growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected
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Benin Flag Description
Two equal horizontal bands of yellow (top) and red (bottom) with a vertical green band on the hoist side; green symbolizes hope and revival, yellow wealth, and red courage

note: uses the popular Pan-African colors of Ethiopia

Independence / Republic Days
Independence from France August 1, 1960


Current Time in Porto-Novo (Benin)

Calling code

West African CFA franc (XOF)

Geographic Coordinates
6°28'N 2°36'E

Official languages

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Western Africa, bordering the Bight of Benin, between Nigeria and Togo

Geographic coordinates
9 30 N, 2 15 E

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total: 112,622 sq km
country comparison to the world: 102
land: 110,622 sq km
water: 2,000 sq km

Area - comparative
slightly smaller than Pennsylvania

121 km

Maritime claims
territorial sea: 200 nm

Elevation extremes
lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
highest point: Mont Sokbaro 658 m

noun: Beninese (singular and plural)
adjective: Beninese

French (official), Fon and Yoruba (most common vernaculars in south), tribal languages (at least six major ones in north)

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Benin in 2020, 2030, 2050
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