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Porto Novo (234,300)
Bodies of Water:
Atlantic Ocean (South)
(98.2% land, 1.8% water)
Tropical in the south
Semiarid in the north
Mostly flat plains
Some hills and low mountains
Mont Sokbaro (1,230 m)
Hot, dry, dusty harmattan winds
Head of State and Government:
President Patrice Talon
1 August 1960 (from France)
GDP Per Capita
CFA (West African CFA Franc)
$1 (USD) = CFA (West African CFA Franc)560.82
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In rural areas, people believe that twins and deformed babies are the results of sorcery.
If somebody points their finger at you, they're telling you to be careful.
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/be.html (Majority of information)
http://benin.opendataforafrica.org/data#region=BJ-KO (City population data)
Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)
Information accurate to best of ability as of 27 October 2016