Here is a list of all the states in Benin:
States in Benin
|Capital||Porto-Novo (official capital), Cotonou (economic capital)|
|Population||Approximately 12 million as of 2021 estimate|
|Area||Approximately 114,763 square kilometers (44,310 square miles)|
|Geography||Diverse landscape with coastal areas, plateaus, and savannas|
|Independence||From France on August 1, 1960|
|Government||Republic with a multi-party system|
|Currency||West African CFA franc (XOF)|
|Notable Places||Porto-Novo (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Pendjari National Park, Ganvié stilt village|
How many cities are in Benin?
Benin has several cities, but the number can vary depending on the definition of a city. Some of the major cities in Benin include Cotonou, Porto-Novo, Parakou, Abomey, Djougou, and Bohicon.
Is Benin a state or capital?
Benin is a country in West Africa. The official capital of Benin is Porto-Novo, but the largest city and de facto capital is Cotonou. Benin City is the capital of Edo State, Nigeria.
Which state does Benin belong to?
Benin is a country in West Africa and does not belong to any state. It is an independent nation with its own political and administrative divisions called departments, not states.
What are the areas in Benin?
Benin is divided into twelve administrative departments, which are further divided into municipalities and arrondissements. The twelve departments in Benin are listed above.
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