Capital: Porto-Novo

Population: 11,273,107 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: West African CFA Franc (XOF)

Official Language: French

Unofficial Languages: Fon, Yoruba, and other tribal languages

Main Religions: Christianity, Islam, Vodoun

Ethnic Groups: Fon, Bariba, Ottamari, Adja, Yoruba, Fulani, Yoa-Lokpa, Dendi, and others

Largest Cities: Cotonou, Abomey-Calavi, Djougou, Porto-Novo, Parakou

Main Sport: Football, Tennis, Track and Field

Political System: Republic

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