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TitleCountry Profile : Benin (Dahomey)
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Country Name : Benin (Dahomey)

Continent : Africa

Govt Type : Republic under multiparty democratic rule

Capital : Porto Novo

Currency : Franc CFA

Area(Sq km) : 112,622

Population : 8,935,000

Languages : French, Tribal

Religion : Christian, Islam

Literacy(%) : 41

Life expectancy(yrs) : 56.7

P.C.I (in $) : 1445

HDI rank : 167

Rivers/lakes :

Other Cities : Cotonou, ParaKau

Economy :

Products: Palm oils, kernels, peanuts, cotton, coffee and tobacco.

Food crops: Cassava, yams, maize, sorghum.

Industries: palm oils processing, brewing, sugar

Geography : The republic of Benin is bordered by

Togo (W)

Burkina Faso and Niger (N)

Nigeria (E)

Gulf of Guinea (S)

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