The official currency of Benin is West African CFA franc (code: XOF).
Benin is located in West Africa.
Estimated population (2010): 8,850,000
Estimated population (2000): 6,518,000
Estimated population (1950): 2,255,000
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