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- Population: 13 million
- Capital City: Porto-Novo
- Currency: The West African CFA franc
- Government: Executive President, elected
- Languages: French is spoken in all regions but not by all people. Other major languages include Fon and Yoruba. Many minority languages.
- International dialling code: +229
- Internet: .bj