Benin

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 Full name: Republic of Benin

 Population: 9.60 million (CIA, 2012)

 Capital: Porto-Novo

 Largest city: Cotonou

 Area: 112,622 sq.km. (43,484 sq. mi.)

 Major languages: French, Fon, Yoruba,  Other

 Major religions: Catholic, Muslim, Vodoun,  Protestant, Other Christian, Other

 Monetary unit: CFA Francs

 GDP per capita: US $1,500

 Internet domain: .bj

 International dialling code: +229

 Source: CIA World Factbook