Benin


Currency

The official currency of Benin is West African CFA franc (code: XOF).

Capital

Porto-Novo

Location

Benin is located in West Africa.


Benin Location

Population

Estimated population (2010): 8,850,000

Estimated population (2000): 6,518,000

Estimated population (1950): 2,255,000

Flag


Benin Flag

Economy

Benin has an underdeveloped economy that is dependent on subsistence agriculture and cotton. Cotton accounts for 80% of official export receipts.


The most popular places in Benin among international travellers

Parc National De La Pendjari

ParcNationalDeLaPendjari