Benin is a country in . Benin is a great country to visit on any West African itinerary. You'll find a large quantity of palatial ruins and temples of the once powerful Kingdom of Dahomey.

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is the capital of Benin. The commune covers an area of 110 square kilometres and… Photo: Babylas, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the largest city in Benin and the country's primary port of entry for visitors. Photo: bigberto, CC BY 2.0.

is the capital of the of Benin. Photo: Willem Heerbaart, CC BY 2.0.

is the lowland region of Benin near the Atlantic Ocean. Photo: jbdodane, CC BY 2.0.


is the upland region of Benin away from the Atlantic Ocean. Photo: Wegmann, CC BY-SA 4.0.


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