Benin (Republic of Benin) , BJ

Benin: Country in West Africa

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Location of Republic of Benin

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Geography

Republic of Benin is located at 9°30'0"N 2°15'0"E (9.5000000, 2.2500000). It has 4 neighbors: Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Togo and Niger.

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Republic of Benin Quick Facts

Population : 11,175,692
Country : Benin
Different from : Benin City
Head of government : Prime Minister of Benin, President of Republic of Benin, Prime Minister of Benin, President of Republic of Benin, Prime Minister of Benin, President of Republic of Benin, Prime Minister of Benin, President of Republic of Benin, President of Republic of Benin
Plate code : DY
Area : 114763 km2
Official name : Bénin, la République du Bénin
Continent : Africa
Easternmost point : Point(3.84321 10.59263)
Northernmost point : Point(2.8 12.42)
Legislative body : National Assembly
Named for : Bight of Benin
Official language : French
Capital : Porto-Novo
Establishment : December 12, 1990 (30 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC+01:00
Local time : 04:39:43 (25th June 2021)

  • Patrice Talon , 2016-04-06T00:00:00Z
  • Pascal Koupaki , 8 August, 2013 2011-05-28T00:00:00Z
  • Lionel Zinsou , 6 April, 2016 2015-06-18T00:00:00Z

Republic of Benin has 4 neighbours.

  • Kouffo Department
  • Littoral Department
  • Ouémé Department
  • Mono Department
  • Alibori Department
  • Plateau Department
  • Donga Department
  • Atakora Department
  • Borgou Department
  • Zou Department
  • Atlantique Department
  • Collines Department

Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
1960 2,431,622 - (Worldbank)
1961 2,465,867 1.39% (Worldbank)
1962 2,502,896 1.48% (Worldbank)
1963 2,542,859 1.57% (Worldbank)
1964 2,585,965 1.67% (Worldbank)
1965 2,632,356 1.76% (Worldbank)
1966 2,682,159 1.86% (Worldbank)
1967 2,735,307 1.94% (Worldbank)
1968 2,791,590 2.02% (Worldbank)
1969 2,850,661 2.07% (Worldbank)
1970 2,912,340 2.12% (Worldbank)
1971 2,976,572 2.16% (Worldbank)
1972 3,043,567 2.2% (Worldbank)
1973 3,113,675 2.25% (Worldbank)
1974 3,187,412 2.31% (Worldbank)
1975 3,265,165 2.38% (Worldbank)
1976 3,347,173 2.45% (Worldbank)
1977 3,433,439 2.51% (Worldbank)
1978 3,523,938 2.57% (Worldbank)
1979 3,618,526 2.61% (Worldbank)
1980 3,717,165 2.65% (Worldbank)
1981 3,820,128 2.7% (Worldbank)
1982 3,927,714 2.74% (Worldbank)
1983 4,039,949 2.78% (Worldbank)
1984 4,156,819 2.81% (Worldbank)
1985 4,278,501 2.84% (Worldbank)
1986 4,404,506 2.86% (Worldbank)
1987 4,535,263 2.88% (Worldbank)
1988 4,672,852 2.94% (Worldbank)
1989 4,820,016 3.05% (Worldbank)
1990 5,001,271 3.62% census
1991 5,182,525 3.5% census
1992 5,378,226 3.64% census
1993 5,582,420 3.66% census
1994 5,786,794 3.53% census
1995 5,985,658 3.32% census
1996 6,176,318 3.09% census
1997 6,361,301 2.91% census
1998 6,546,493 2.83% census
1999 6,740,491 2.88% census
2000 6,949,366 3.01% census
2001 7,174,911 3.14% census
2002 7,414,744 3.23% census
2003 7,665,681 3.27% census
2004 7,922,796 3.25% census
2005 8,182,362 3.17% census
2006 8,443,671 3.09% census
2007 8,707,490 3.03% census
2008 8,973,293 2.96% census
2009 9,240,783 2.89% census
2010 9,509,798 2.83% census
2011 9,779,795 2.76% census
2012 10,050,702 2.7% census
2013 10,008,749 -0.42% census
2014 10,286,842 2.7% (Worldbank)
2015 10,575,952 2.73% (Worldbank)
2016 10,872,067 2.72% (Worldbank)
2017 11,175,692 2.72% census
2018 11,485,048 2.69% (Worldbank)
2019 11,801,151 2.68% (Worldbank)

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000 Benini Harta
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Benin Map
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Benin Cia Wfb Map
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