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Benin Country Facts, Country Overview, Information on Benin

Benin, officially the Republic of Benin is a country of continent Africa. Benin covers an area of 112.620 square kilometres. Porto-Novo is the capital of Benin. The official language of Benin is (). The telephone country code for Benin is 229. The Benin country code 229 will allow you to call Benin from another country. Benin telephone code 229 is dialed after the IDD. Benin international dialing 229 is followed by an area code. The Franc () is the official currency of Benin. The neighbours of Benin are Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria and Togo. Benin is a member of the United Nations (UN).

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Country Formal Name
Official Name
Republic of Benin
Continent Africa
Capital City Porto-Novo
Currency Franc ()
Country Calling Code +229
Internet Country Code top-level Domain (ccTLD) .bj
Total Land Area (sq. km) 112.620 km2
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code BJ
ISO 3166-1 alpha-3 Country Code BEN
Is UN Member? Yes
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