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Information on Benin

ID Name Meaning
1Foundation date (or Independence date)August 1, 1960
3Official languagesFrench
4Today (local time)
5Time in the capital
6Population10 315 244 (July 1, 2015)
7Currency, ISO codeCFA Franc, XOF-B
8Country’s ISO codeBJ
9ISO continent codeAF (Africa)
10Road trafficRight


ID Name Meaning
2Calling code+229

Economic indexes (IMF 2017)

ID Name Meaning Change on 2016
1GDP (nominal par 2017)8,58 bln $+ 0.28 bln $
2GDP per capita (2017)831,78 $+ 27,14 $

Territory of Benin

ID Name Meaning
1Area112 622
2World ranking101

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