What is the capital of Benin called?

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GEOGRAPHY QUESTION #1659

What is the capital of Benin called?

Porto Novo

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Benin is a former French colony located in West Africa. The country has around 9 million inhabitants and covers an area of 112,620 km². The capital is called Porto Novo. The country has a short coast line and borders Togo, Nigeria, Burkina Faso and Niger. Benin was governed by France from 1892 until it gained independence in 1960. Until 1975 the country was called Dahomey.

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