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Benin , officially the Republic of Benin, is a country in Western Africa. It borders Togo to the west, Nigeria to the east and Burkina Faso and Niger to the north; its short coastline to the south leads to the Bight of Benin. Its size is just over with a population of almost . Its capital is the Yoruba founded city of Porto Novo, but the seat of government is the Fon city of Cotonou. About half the population live below the international poverty line of US$1.25 per day.''Human Development Indices''
, Table 3: Human and income poverty, p. 35. Retrieved on 1 June 2009
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* 1963 Dahomeyan coup d'état * Dahomey at the 1972 Summer Olympics * Benin at the 1980 Summer Olympics * Benin at the 1984 Summer Olympics * Benin at the 1988 Summer Olympics * Benin at the 1992 Summer Olympics * Benin at the 1996 Summer Olympics * Benin at the 2000 Summer Olympics * Benin at the 2004 Summer Olympics * 2008 Benin floods * Benin at the 2008 Summer Olympics * Benin at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

A

*Abeokouta *Abidzi *Abomey-Calavi *Abomey *Action Front for Renewal and Development *Samou Seidou Adambi *Adandozan *Adeli, Benin *Khaled Adénon *Adjalin *Anicet Adjamossi *Adja-Ouèrè *Adjarra *Tiamiou Adjibadé *Adjohoun *Sévérin Adjovi *Jean-Marc Adjovi-Bocco *Frédéric Affo *Afodiobo *African Movement for Development and Progress *Agadja *Agbangnizoun *Fidèle Agbatchi *Berte-Evelyne Agbo *Marcel Honorat Léon Agboton *Agé *Agence Bénin Presse *Moustapha Agnidé *Agoli-agbo *Agongointo-Zoungoudo Underground Town *Agonglo *Agougou *Maxime Agueh *Aguégués *Justin Ahomadégbé-Tomêtin *Michel Ahouanmenou *Jocelyn Ahouéya *Michel Aikpé *Ajaland *Akaba (Dahomey kings) *Akoumokoumo *Rodrigue Akpakoun *Akpro-Missérété *Alafiarou *Aledjo-Koura *Alekpo *Aletoutou *Alexandre Sènou Adandé Ethnographic Museum *Allada *Michel Alladaye *Alphonse Alley *Alori *Moudachirou Amadou *Amawihon *Amedzofe *Amou, Benin *Bruno Amoussou *Valere Amoussou *Ancien Pont Bridge *Robert Anderson (diplomat) *Jean Louis Pascal Angan *Annual customs of Dahomey *Apaki *Sourou-Migan Apithy *Aplahoué *Irélé Apo *Arrada *Arrondissements of Benin *Assion *Nestor Assogba *Athiémé *Atokou *Avrankou *Awonou *Aworo *Martin Azonhiho *Azowlissé

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* Bello Babatunde * Wally Badarou * Dauda Badaru * Bakaga * Bakana-Kari * Bakounkparou * Bakounourou * Bakperou * Aziz Balagoun * Banikoara * Baningli * Bank of West Africa (BAO) * Bantè * Baperou * Bariba * Battle of Abomey * Battle of Atakpamé * Bassila * Bayakou * Bembèrèkè * Bembereke Airport * Benin * Benin at the Olympics * Benin cuisine * Benin Cup * Benin Davis Cup team * Benin Football Federation * Benin literature * Benin national football team * Benin national rugby union team * Benin Premier League * Benin Rebirth Party * Benin–Russia relations * Beninese constitutional referendum, 1990 * Beninese hip hop * Beninese parliamentary election, 1979 * Beninese parliamentary election, 1984 * Beninese parliamentary election, 1989 * Beninese parliamentary election, 1991 * Beninese parliamentary election, 1995 * Beninese parliamentary election, 1999 * Beninese parliamentary election, 2003 * Beninese parliamentary election, 2007 * Beninese presidential election, 1991 * Beninese presidential election, 1996 * Beninese presidential election, 2001 * Beninese presidential election, 2006 * Bereyadou * Olympe Bhely-Quenum * Rogatien Biaou * Bight of Benin * Biguina * .bj * Romuald Boco * Bodi, Benin * Bohicon * Bomako * Yayi Boni * Bonou * Bopa * Borarou * Borgu * Bori, Benin * Boukoumbé * Boutou, Benin * Pamela E. Bridgewater * Gayleatha B. Brown * Buffles du Borgou FC * Builders and Managers of Freedom and Democracy * Béhanzin * Bétérou

C

* Cadjehoun Airport * Cana Airport * CEB-NEPA Power Interconnection * Celestial Church of Christ * Rachad Chitou * Choukachou * Damien Chrysostome * Coat of arms of Benin * Cobly * Codjo François Azodogbehou * Coffi Codjia * Communes of Benin * Comé * Tahirou Congacou * Congress of People for Progress * Constitution of Benin * Copargo * Cotonou * Cotonou Agreement * Cotonou Cathedral * Cotonou Central Mosque * Cotonou Friendship Stadium * Florent Couao-Zotti * Couffo River * Cové * Crime in Benin

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* Dakodonou * Dahomey * Dahomey Amazons * Dahomey Gap * Dahomey mythology * Dahomeyan Territorial Assembly election, 1952 * Dahomeyan constitutional referendum, 1964 * Dahomeyan constitutional referendum, 1968 * Dahomeyan legislative election, 1959 * Dahomeyan parliamentary election, 1960 * Dahomeyan presidential election, 1960 * Dahomeyan presidential election, 1964 * Dahomeyan presidential election, July 1968 * Dahomeyan presidential election, May 1968 * Dangbo * Dantokpa Market * Darou Kourarou * Paul Darboux * Dassa-Zoumé * Antoine Dayori * Debregourou * Democratic Renewal Party of Benin * Demographics of Benin * Departments of Benin * Mariam Aladji Boni Diallo * Diengou * Adigo Dinalo * Djakotomey * Djidja * Yoann Djidonou * Patrice Djokoue * Djougou * Djougou Airport * Alfred-Amédée Dodds * Richard Dogbeh * Dogbo-Tota * Dogue, Benin * Frédéric Dohou * Dokparou * Don, Benin * Robert Dossou * Noel Dossou-Yovo * Douerou * AS Dragons FC de l'Ouémé * Dynamo Unacob FC de Parakou * Dèmè * Vissinto Ayi d'Almeida * Laurent D'Jaffo

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* Economy of Benin * Angueran Edjekpan * Education in Benin * Jean-Marie Ehouzou * Elections in Benin * Embassy of Benin in Moscow * Energy in Benin

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*Pascal Fantodji *Kamarou Fassassi *Adelaide Fassinou *Fabienne Feraez *Fetish priest *First Franco-Dahomean War *Flag of Benin *Fon language *Football in Benin *Forane Kparou *Foreign relations of Benin *Freedom of religion in Benin *French Dahomey *French language *French West Africa *Fula language

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*Ga Yakabou *Gagbebou *Gando, Benin *Gangban *Gangbé Brass Band *Gangnihessou *Ganou *Bernardin Gantin *Ganvie *Gaougado *Alain Gaspoz *Gassagadi *Gatakpal *Béatrice Lalinon Gbado *Daniel Gbaguidi *Marie-Elise Gbèdo *Geography of Benin *Gen language *Ghezo *Glazoué *Glele *John Glélé *Gleti *Luc Gnacadja *Mathieu Gnanligo *Christine Adjahi Gnimagnon *Joseph Gnonlonfoun *Gogounou *Gommboko *Gorobani *Gouforou *Goutere *Goutoungadoni *Grand-Popo *Yury Grashchenkov *The Greens (Benin) *GS Telecom *Guene *Guiguizo *Guinean forest-savanna mosaic *Guinrerou *Jerome Sacca Kina Guezere *Guérérou

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*Jean-Baptiste Hachème *Guy Landry Hazoumé *Health in Benin *History of Benin *HIV/AIDS in Benin *Théodore Holo *Hope Force *Houegbadja *Houéyogbé *Colette Senami Agossou Houeto *Djimon Hounsou *Adrien Houngbédji *Gatien Houngbédji *Paulin J. Hountondji

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* Simon Idohou * Ifangni * Igbere * Igbomakoro * Impulse to Progress and Democracy * Inkolonie * Institut National de la Statistique Benin * Itutu * Iyo, Benin

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*Jews of Bilad el-Sudan *Paulin Joachim *Réda Johnson

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* Moussoro Kabirou * Kabiyé language * Kaborokpo * Kabro * Kadjimani * Kafingbe * Kalalé * Kandi * Kandi Airport * Kaoute * Karimama, Benin * Karobouarou * Katia, Benin * Kemeni, Benin * Kemetou Alidjo * Kemetou Penezoulou * Ketu * Key Force * Angélique Kidjo * Kikele * Kingdom of Whydah * Kiparé * Klouékanmè * Koakoaliki * Nouhoum Kobéna * Kogé * Kokoro, Benin * Kokotyi * Kokou (god) * Antoine Idji Kolawolé * Kominde * Konkoma * Christian Akande Kotchoni * Kouandé * Maurice Kouandété * Djiman Koukou * Kouloumizi * Koumerou * Gloria Koussihouede * Koussoukoingou * Kpartao * Kpendi * Kpengla * Kperou Guera * Kpomassè * Kérou * Mathieu Kérékou * Kétou

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* Sacca Lafia * Lagbere * Lake Ahémé * Lake Nokoué * Lalo, Benin * Languages of Benin * Moussa Latoundji * L'Aube Nouvelle * Law enforcement in Benin * LGBT rights in Benin (Gay rights) * Leopard * Lete Island * Liro, Benin * Littoral Department * Lokossa * Gabriel Lozès

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* Madiatom * Hubert Maga * Mahu * Abou Maiga * Malanville * Chabi Mama * Manafaga * Manala, Benin * Manigri * Matéri * Mborko * Mekrou River * Military of Benin * Mineral industry of Benin * Ministry of Economy and Finance, Benin * Ministry of Foreign Affairs and African Integration (Benin) * Mogas 90 FC * Edgar Yves Monnou * Mont Sokbaro * Basile Adjou Moumouni * Moundouro * Musée en Plein Air de Parakou * Music of Benin * ountain of fire and miracles ministry

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* Mathurin Nago * Nana Buluku * Théophile Nata * National Assembly of Benin * National Library of Benin * National University of Benin * Natitingou * Natitingou Airport * Tempa Ndah * Nekinparo * New Alliance (Benin) * Ngioro * Ngmellang * Niala, Benin * Niger River * Nikki, Benin * Nikikperou * N’Dali

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*Odokoriko *Odola *Office de Radiodiffusion et Télévision du Bénin *Ogi (cereal ferment) *Ogougouworo *Simon Ifede Ogouma *Ogoun *Mouritala Ogunbiyi *Moussa Okanla *Okouta-Boussa *Okpedie *Assogba Oké *Jonas Okétola *Wassiou Oladipupo *Oscar Olou *Razak Omotoyossi *Pierre Osho *Ouaké *Ouémé River *Ouidah *Ouidah Museum of History *Ouinhi *Ouroungourou *Outline of Benin *Abdoulaye Ouzerou *Ouèssè

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*Parakou *Parakou Airport *Pendjari National Park *Penelan *Penessoulou *People's Republic of Benin *People's Revolutionary Party of Benin *Pepekino *Phla–Pherá languages *Jean Pliya *José Pliva *Pobé *Politics of Benin *Porga *Porga Airport *Porto-Novo *Postage stamps and postal history of Benin *La Poste du Bénin *Prekete *Presidential Council of Benin *Public holidays in Benin *Pèrèrè *Péhonko *Pépépétérou

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* Florent Raimy * Rally for Democracy and Progress (Benin) * Rassemblement Démocratique du Dahomé * Red star * Religion in Benin * Republic of Dahomey * Requins de l'Atlantique FC * Sylvain Remy * Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cotonou * Roman Catholic Diocese of Abomey * Roman Catholic Diocese of Dassa-Zoumé * Roman Catholic Diocese of Djougou * Roman Catholic Diocese of Kandi * Roman Catholic Diocese of Lokossa * Roman Catholic Diocese of N’Dali * Roman Catholic Diocese of Natitingou * Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Parakou * Roman Catholic Diocese of Porto Novo * Achille Rouga * Zomahoun Idossou Rufin

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*Sakouna *Sakouna-Neugbawaperoun *Sakété *Zul Kifl Salami *Sanro *Saramanga *Savalou *Savi *Savé *Savé Airport *Second Franco-Dahomean War *Segboroué *Orou Gabé Orou Sego *Seh-Dong-Hong-Beh *Noel Seka *Senouorou *Ismaël Tidjani Serpos *Stéphane Sessègnon *Setto *Shakpana *Seïdou Mama Sika *Sinendé *Félicien Singbo *Benoît Sinzogan *Société Beninoise de Gaz *Société Nationale de Commercialisation des Produits Pétroliers *Christophe Soglo *Ganiou Soglo *Léhady Soglo *Nicéphore Soglo *Rosine Vieyra Soglo *Saturnin Soglo *Social Democratic Party of Benin *Sokoumeno *Sokouno *Somba people *Songhay languages *Sonoumo *Sota River *Souri *Sourou, Benin *Paul-Émile de Souza *Stade Charles de Gaulle *Stade Municipal de Parakou *Stade Municipale (Porto-Novo) *Stade Quartier Akpakpa *Stade René Pleven d'Akpakpa *Stade de l'Amitié *Star Alliance (Benin) *Samuel Emmanuel Suka *Lazare Sèhouéto *Sèmè-Kpodji *Ségbana *Sô-Ava

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* Tabayorourou * Tanguiéta * Tankaro * Tankaro Ga * Benoît Tardieu * Daniel Tawéma * Tchaourou * Tchatchou * Tchembere * Oumar Tchomogo * Séïdath Tchomogo * Tegbessou * Telecommunications in Benin * Teougourou Gando * Albert Teveodjré * Tiakpartia * Tian, Benin * Tiatiala * Vladimir Timoshenko2 * Tinekonparou * Toffo * Togbota * Togo Mountains * Tony Toklomety * Tonnerre d'Abomey FC * Tori-Bossito * Toucountouna * Tourou * Touroumini * Toviklin * Trade unions in Benin * Bio Aï Traoré * Safradine Traoré

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* Union for Future Benin * United Nations Security Council Resolution 147 * United States Ambassador to Benin * UTA Flight 141

V

* The Viceroy of Ouidah

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*W National Park *Wagasi *Walls of Benin *Wansirou *Water supply and sanitation in Benin *Weria *West African Gas Pipeline *West African Vodun *Wetietie *Wildlife of Benin *Salomon Wisdom *Wore, Benin *Worora

X

*Xevioso

Y

*Yadia *Yakassirou *Yari, Benin *Yoruba language *Yorùbáland

Z

*Za-Kpota *Zangbeto *Zangnanado *Zarma people *Émile Derlin Zinsou *Abraham Zinzindohoue *Zogbodomey *Zou River *


Lists


* List of airlines of Benin * List of airports in Benin * List of banks in Benin * List of Beninese films * List of Beninese writers * List of birds of Benin * List of cities in Benin * List of colonial heads of Benin (Dahomey) * List of colonial heads of São João Baptista de Ajudá * List of companies of Benin * List of diplomatic missions of Benin * List of football clubs in Benin * List of Foreign Ministers of Benin * List of heads of government of Benin * List of heads of state of Benin * List of mammals of Benin * List of political parties in Benin * List of Presidents of Benin * List of Presidents of the National Assembly of Benin * List of Roman Catholic dioceses in Benin * List of rulers of the Bariba state of Kandi * List of rulers of the Bariba state of Kwande * List of rulers of the Bariba state of Nikki * List of rulers of the Bariba state of Paraku * List of rulers of the Berba state of Gwande * List of rulers of the Fon state of Alada * List of rulers of the Fon state of Danhome * List of rulers of the Gurma Mossi state of Nungu * List of rulers of the Gurmanche state of Jugu * List of rulers of the Yoruba state of Dassa * List of rulers of the Yoruba state of Icha * List of rulers of the Yoruba state of Ketu * List of rulers of the Yoruba state of Sabe


References


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