Benin is a West African country and has a population of nearly 11 million people.
The nation is a presidential republic.
The official language of Benin is French, but frequently spoken languages are Fon and Yoruba.
Roughly 43% of people in Benin are Christian and another 24.4% practice Islam. 17.3 are Vodun practitioners, and 6% follow traditional religions.
The currency of country is the West African Franc.