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Benin Republic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BENIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

AREA

 

112,622 sq.km. (102nd)

POPULATION

 

10,160,556 (July 2014) (8th)

 

 

 

PLATFORM DATA

National

Demography

 

0 – 24yrs:             63.9 %

25 – 64yrs:           33.4 %

65yrs and over:   2.8 %

 

Life

Expectancy

 

61.07 yrs

 

Youth Development Index 123/170 (Medium)
National

G.D.P

 

$16.65 billion (2013) (141st)

 

Per Capital

Income

 

$1,600 (202nd)

 

Currency  

Communaute Financiere Africaine francs (XOF)

Economic

Drivers

 

Cotton, Cashew, Textiles, Food Processing, Cassava

 

Official

Languages

 

French

 

 

Other Local

Languages

 

Fon and Yoruba (most common vernaculars in south), tribal languages (at least six major ones in north)

 

Climatic

Zone

 

tropical; hot, humid in south; semiarid in north

 

 

 

Religious

Expression

 

 

Catholic 27.1%, Muslim 24.4%, Vodoun 17.3%, Protestant 10.4% (Celestial 5%, Methodist 3.2%, other Protestant 2.2%), other Christian 5.3%, other 15.5% (2002 census)

Christian Umbrella

Organization(s)

 

Federation of Evangelical Churches and Missions of Benin

 

http://www.femebenin.org

 

 

Airports

 

 

Parakou Airport

Cadjehoun Airport

 

Others, See Link:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_airports_in_Benin

 

 

Airstrips

 

Alibori Airstrips
Atakora Airstrips
Atlantique Airstrips

Borgou Airstrips
Collines Airstrips
Donga Airstrips

Kouffo Airstrips
Littoral Airstrips
Mono Airstrips

Ouémé Airstrips
Plateau Airstrips
Zou Airstrips

 

Road Network 19,000 km
Rail Network 758 km
Corruption

Rating

94/177
Security

Rating

14% (Elevated Risk)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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