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Benin

  • President:Patrice Guillaume Athanase Talon
  • President of the National Assembly:Adrien Houngbédji
  • Capital city:Porto-Novo
  • Languages:French (official), Fon and Yoruba (most common vernaculars in south), tribal languages (at least six major ones in north)
  • Government
  • National statistics office
  • Area ( '000 Km²):115.0 (2017)
  • Total Population (millions):11.5 (2017)
  • GNI per Capita (US $):820.0 (2016)
  • Labor Force Participation - Total (%):71.3 (2017)
  • Sex Ratio (per 100 female):99.6 (2017)
  • Population Living Below $ 1.90 a Day (% of Population):49.5 (2015)