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Tourism In Benin
Tourism in Benin is a small industry. In 1996, Benin Benin ( , ; french: Bénin ), officially the Republic of Benin (french: République du Bénin) (formerly known as Republic of Dahomey, Dahomey), is a country in West Africa. It is bordered by Togo to the west, Nigeria to the east, Burkina Fa ... had approximately 150,000 tourists. By 2014 number rose to 242,000. A small country with a high concentration of tourist attractions, Benin's national parks and culture are among its main tourist attractions.Taylor & Francis Group, 2003, ''Africa South of the Sahara 2004'', Routledge, , page 88. Abomey Abomey is the capital of the Zou Department of Benin Benin ( , ; french: Bénin ), officially the Republic of Benin (french: République du Bénin) (formerly known as Republic of Dahomey, Dahomey), is a country in West Africa. It is border ... is one of Benin's main tourist attractions, with palaces that became a World Heritage Site in 1982. The capital city Porto Novo's attr ...
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Tourism In Benin
Tourism in Benin is a small industry. In 1996, Benin Benin ( , ; french: Bénin ), officially the Republic of Benin (french: République du Bénin) (formerly known as Republic of Dahomey, Dahomey), is a country in West Africa. It is bordered by Togo to the west, Nigeria to the east, Burkina Fa ... had approximately 150,000 tourists. By 2014 number rose to 242,000. A small country with a high concentration of tourist attractions, Benin's national parks and culture are among its main tourist attractions.Taylor & Francis Group, 2003, ''Africa South of the Sahara 2004'', Routledge, , page 88. Abomey Abomey is the capital of the Zou Department of Benin Benin ( , ; french: Bénin ), officially the Republic of Benin (french: République du Bénin) (formerly known as Republic of Dahomey, Dahomey), is a country in West Africa. It is border ... is one of Benin's main tourist attractions, with palaces that became a World Heritage Site in 1982. The capital city Porto Novo's attr ...
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Benin ( , ; french: Bénin ), officially the Republic of Benin (french: République du Bénin) (formerly known as Republic of Dahomey, Dahomey), is a country in West Africa. It is bordered by Togo to the west, Nigeria to the east, Burkina Faso to the north-west, and Niger to the north-east. The majority of its population lives on the small southern coastline of the Bight of Benin, part of the Gulf of Guinea in the northernmost tropical portion of the Atlantic Ocean. The capital of Benin is Porto-Novo, but the seat of government is in Cotonou, the country's largest city and economic capital. Benin covers an area of and its population in was estimated to be approximately million. Benin is a tropical nation, highly dependent on agriculture, and is a large exporter of cotton and palm oil. Substantial employment and income arise from subsistence agriculture, subsistence farming. The official language of Benin is French, with several indigenous languages such as Fon language, Fo ...
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