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Country benin
Geometry Type Point
latitude 9.5
longitude 2.25
DMS Lat 9° 30' 0" N
DMS Long 2° 15' 0" E
CSS Lat 9° 30' 0"
CSS Long 0h 9m 0s
UTM Easting 417,678.59
UTM Northing 1,050,220.48
UTM zone 31P
Category Countries
Country Code BJ
Zoom Level 9
Coordinates of benin is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format

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benin Infomation statics

capital Porto-Novo
region Africa
subregion Western Africa
demonym Beninese
population 10,653,654
native Name Bénin

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 9.5, 2.25.

Benin ( (listen) ben-EEN, bin-EEN; French: Bénin [benɛ̃]), officially the Republic of Benin (French: République du Bénin) and formerly known as Dahomey, is a country in West Africa. It is bordered by Togo to the west, Nigeria to the east, Burkina Faso to the north-west, and Niger to the north-east. The majority of its population lives on the small southern coastline of the Bight of Benin, part of the Gulf of Guinea in the northernmost tropical portion of the Atlantic Ocean. The capital of Benin is Porto-Novo, but the seat of government is in Cotonou, the country's largest city and economic capital. Benin covers an area of 114,763 square kilometres (44,310 sq mi) and its population in 2018 was estimated to be approximately 11.49 million. Benin is a tropical nation, highly dependent on agriculture, and is a large exporter of cotton and palm oil. Substantial employment and income arise from subsistence farming.The official language of Benin is French, with several indigenous languages such as Fon, Bariba, Yoruba and Dendi also being commonly spoken. The largest religious group in Benin is Roman Catholicism, followed closely by Islam, Vodun (commonly referred to as Voodoo outside the country) and Protestantism. Benin is a member of the United Nations, the African Union, the Economic Community of West African States, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, the South Atlantic Peace and Cooperation Zone, La Francophonie, the Community of Sahel–Saharan States, the African Petroleum Producers Association and the Niger Basin Authority.Little is known of Benin's early history. From the 17th to the 19th century, the main political entities in the area were the Kingdom of Dahomey, along with the city-state of Porto-Novo, and a large area with many different nations to the north. This region was referred to as the Slave Coast from as early as the 17th century due to the large number of enslaved people who were shipped to the New World during the Trans-Atlantic slave trade. After enslavement was abolished, France took over the country and renamed it French Dahomey. In 1960, Dahomey gained full independence from France. The sovereign state has had a tumultuous history since then, with many different democratic governments, military coups, and military governments. A Marxist–Leninist state called the People's Republic of Benin existed between 1975 and 1990. In 1991, it was replaced by the current multi-party Republic of Benin.

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latitude 6.45
longitude 2.35
DMS Lat 6° 27' 0" N
DMS Long 2° 21' 0" E
CSS Lat 6° 27' 0"
CSS Long 0h 9m 24s
UTM Easting 428,124.55
UTM Northing 712,994.76

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latitude 6.48333
longitude 2.61667
DMS Lat 6° 28' 59.988" N
DMS Long 2° 37' 0.012" E
CSS Lat 6° 28' 59.988"
CSS Long 0h 10m 28.001s
UTM Easting 457,615.64
UTM Northing 716,649.41


latitude 6.35
longitude 2.43333
DMS Lat 6° 21' 0" N
DMS Long 2° 25' 59.988" E
CSS Lat 6° 21' 0"
CSS Long 0h 9m 43.999s
UTM Easting 437,327.11
UTM Northing 701,928.86


latitude 7.36667
longitude 2.6
DMS Lat 7° 22' 0.012" N
DMS Long 2° 36' 0" E
CSS Lat 7° 22' 0.012"
CSS Long 0h 10m 24s
UTM Easting 455,854.63
UTM Northing 814,303.04


latitude 10.616667
longitude 1.266667
DMS Lat 10° 37' 0.001" N
DMS Long 1° 16' 0.001" E
CSS Lat 10° 37' 0.001"
CSS Long 0h 5m 4s
UTM Easting 310,376.45
UTM Northing 1,174,123.22


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longitude 1.98333
DMS Lat 6° 34' 59.988" N
DMS Long 1° 58' 59.988" E
CSS Lat 6° 34' 59.988"
CSS Long 0h 7m 55.999s
UTM Easting 387,605.32
UTM Northing 727,802.17


latitude 11.866666666667
longitude 3.3833333333333
DMS Lat 11° 52' 0" N
DMS Long 3° 22' 60" E
CSS Lat 11° 52' 0"
CSS Long 0h 13m 32s
UTM Easting 541,750.00
UTM Northing 1,311,838.69


latitude 7.23333
longitude 2.3
DMS Lat 7° 13' 59.988" N
DMS Long 2° 18' 0" E
CSS Lat 7° 13' 59.988"
CSS Long 0h 9m 12s
UTM Easting 422,721.45
UTM Northing 799,602.26


latitude 6.46667
longitude 2.41667
DMS Lat 6° 28' 0.012" N
DMS Long 2° 25' 0.012" E
CSS Lat 6° 28' 0.012"
CSS Long 0h 9m 40.001s
UTM Easting 435,499.13
UTM Northing 714,828.71


latitude 6.71667
longitude 2.66667
DMS Lat 6° 43' 0.012" N
DMS Long 2° 40' 0.012" E
CSS Lat 6° 43' 0.012"
CSS Long 0h 10m 40.001s
UTM Easting 463,161.40
UTM Northing 742,440.44