Benin

Welcome to the Republic of Benin, situated in Western Africa bordering Togo to the east, Nigeria to the west, Burkina Faso to the north and Niger in the south. Formerly known as Dahomeh, the Republic of Benin is one of Africa’s most stable democracies. Benin is soaked in a rich and dense history which makes this country a particularity. Previously recognized for being a slave platform, Benin vows visitors with its natural flora and fauna. With a population of 9.4 million, the diversity of native cultures is one of many.

Capital: Porto-Novo

Currency: West African CFA franc

Languages: French (Some of the indigenous languages which are as well-spoken are: Fon, Bariba, Gun, Pulaar/Fulfulde, Aizo, Yoruba, Tori, Sahou, Dendi/Songhay, Warna, and Sorn’ba.)