Benin (Republic of Benin), BJ

Country in West Africa

Republic of Benin Quick Facts

Population : 11,175,692
Country : Benin
Different from : Benin City
Office held by head of government : Prime Minister of Benin
Plate code : DY
Area : 114763 km2
Official name : 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 : 06:20:53 (28th January 2021)

  • Patrice Talon , 6 April, 2016 -
  • Pascal Koupaki , 8 August, 2013 28 May, 2011 -
  • Lionel Zinsou , 6 April, 2016 18 June, 2015 -

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

Year Population Method
1990 5,001,271 census
1991 5,182,525 census
1992 5,378,226 census
1993 5,582,420 census
1994 5,786,794 census
1995 5,985,658 census
1996 6,176,318 census
1997 6,361,301 census
1998 6,546,493 census
1999 6,740,491 census
2000 6,949,366 census
2001 7,174,911 census
2002 7,414,744 census
2003 7,665,681 census
2004 7,922,796 census
2005 8,182,362 census
2006 8,443,671 census
2007 8,707,490 census
2008 8,973,293 census
2009 9,240,783 census
2010 9,509,798 census
2011 9,779,795 census
2012 10,050,702 census
2013 10,008,749 census
2017 11,175,692 census

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000 Benini Harta
000 Benini Harta
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Benin Topography
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Benin Carte
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Benin Communes
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Benin Departments Named
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Benin Map
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Benin Cia Wfb Map
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Benin Pos
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Beninkaart
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Golf Van Guinee 4
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Gulf of Guinea Fr 4

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