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Benin
(3,713 words)

La République du Bénin (The Republic of Benin)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

12,123,000

Area

110,000 sq. km (44,000 sq. mi)

Population density

110/sq. km (280/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

2.77% (per 1,000: births 35, deaths 8)

Under 15 years

42%

Urban dwellers

48% (3.74% p.a.)

Largest cities

Abomey-Calavi 1,056,000; Cotonou 692,000; Parakou 358,000; Djougou 343,000; Porto-Novo 269,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian D…

Cite this page
“Benin”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02BEN>
First published online: 2020



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