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Benin

Continent

Africa

Country

Benin

Capital City

PORTO-NOVO

Good to know information for citizens traveling to Benin

Population :

11,801,595

World Share :

0.20%

Land Area :

112,760

Currency : CFA franc 
Mobile Carrier :
  • MTN
  • Moov
  • Glo
  • Libercom
  • BBcom
Phone Country Code : +229
Power Outlets :
  • volt : 220V
  • hertz : 50 Hz
  • Plug type : C / E
Emergency Numbers :
  • Police - 117
  • Fire - 112
  • Ambulance - 118
Driving Side : RHT
Timezone :
  • GMT+01:00
Legal drinking age : No age minimum
Is it ok to smoke weed? No, it is illegal.

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Visa Related Information :

Documentation requirements differ by embassy. You will require the following; A valid passport over the 60 days of the period of stay granted; Two (02) photographs of identity; Visa information for Benin:If you are travelling to Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d'ivoire, Niger and Togo you may apply for a Visa Touristique Entente. It covers all the above countries, is cheaper and less work than getting single visas for each country.