Benin

SHORT INFORMATION

Porto-Novo is the capital of Benin

Porto-Novo (also known as Hogbonou and Adjacé) is the official capital of the West African nation of Benin, and was the capital of French Dahomey. The commune covers an area of 110 square kilometres (42 sq mi) and as of 2002 had a population of 223,552 people.

SHORT INFORMATION

Rivers of Benin

This is a list of rivers in Benin. This list is arranged west to east by drainage basin, with respective tributaries indented under each larger stream's name.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Culture of Benin

Songs and dances are a part of the social fabric of Benin and celebrate joyous events such as festivals, childbirth, rites of passage, or occasions of sorrow such as mourning of the dead.