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Famous Beninese

I - L

  • Simon Idohou ambassador
  • Paulin Joachim poet, journalist, editor
  • Mathieu Kerekou former president
  • Angelique Kidjo singer, songwriter
  • Antoine Idji Kolawole politician
  • Christian Akande Kotchoni football player
  • Maurice Kouandete military officer, politician, former president
  • Gloria Koussihouede swimmer
  • Lionel Loueke musician
  • Gabriel Lozes politician, doctor, diplomat
M - N
  • Hubert Maga politician, former president
  • Abou Maiga football player
  • Chabi Mama politician
  • Edgar Yves Monnou politician
  • Basile Adjou Moumouni physician
  • Theophile Nata politician
O - P
  • Jean Moloise Ogoudjobi taekwondo practitioner
  • Simon Ifede Ogouma politician
  • Moussa Okanla scholar, diplomat
  • Assogba Oke politician, diplomat
  • Gabriel Oladipo football player
  • Pierre Osho politician
  • Abdoulaye Ouzerou football player
  • Gnonnas Pedro singer, musician
  • Jose Pliva actor, stage director, playwright
  • Jean Pliya playwright, writer
S - T
  • Zul Kifl Salami politician, economist
  • Justin Savi boxer
  • Benoit Sinzogan military officer, politician
  • Christophe Soglo military officer, politiian
  • Nicephore Soglo economist, former prime minister, former president
  • Rosine Vieyra Soglo former first lady
  • Paul-Emile de Souza army officer, former president
  • Daniel Tawema politician
  • Wilfried Tevoedjre swimmer
W - Z
  • Leonard Wantchekon economist
  • Emile Derlin Zinsou former president
  • Abraham Zinzindohoue politician, lawyer
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Benin's Information

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Land Area 110,622 km2
Water Area 2,000 km2
Total Area 112,622km2 (#100)
Population 10,741,458 (#85)
Population Density 97.10/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $24.31 Billion
GDP Per Capita $2,200
Currency Franc (XOF)
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