Is Benin poor or rich?

Is Benin poor or rich?

Benin is a small, mostly rural country on Africa’s west coast. It has nearly 11 million people and around half live on less than a dollar a day. The relatively new nation is among the world’s poorest countries.

What is the difference between Nigeria and Benin Republic?

Lagos — BENIN Republic is a very small country compared with Nigeria. It has a population of only about six million people, compared with Nigeria’s 120 million and occupies an area of 43,500 square miles compared with Nigeria’s 356,699 square miles and compared with Nigeria, Benin is a relatively poor country.

What country does Benin belong to?

Benin, officially Republic of Benin, French République du Bénin, formerly (until 1975) Dahomey or (1975–90) People’s Republic of Benin, country of western Africa.

Is it safe to visit Benin?

Fortunately, Benin is one of the most stable and safe countries of the region so tourists may confidently visit its rich history, vibrant culture, protected wildlife, Grand Popo ocean beach, and artisan market in Se.

Do they speak English in Benin republic?

A total of 55 languages are spoken in Benin, with 50 being indigenous. Of those, French is the official language, and all the indigenous languages are considered national languages….

Languages of Benin
Official French
National Fon, Yom, Yoruba
Foreign English French Spanish Arabic Portuguese German

Do they speak English in Benin Republic?

What is the religion of Benin?

According to the 2013 census, 48.5 percent of the population is Christian, 27.7 percent is Muslim (mostly Sunni), 11.6 percent practice Voodoo, 2.6 percent are members of indigenous religious groups, 2.6 percent are members of other religious groups, and 5.8 percent declare no religious affiliation.