Benin flag Map of Benin

Key Facts

Capital

Porto-Novo

Population

9,200,000

Size

112,622km²

Languages

  • French (official)
  • Fon
  • Ge
  • Bariba
  • Yoruba
  • Dendi

Benin profile on BBC News

London 2012 site in French

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
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The Olympic countdown clock in Trafalgar Square 2012 dates for your diary

A guide to all the key events happening around the UK in the year London stages the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

2 Jan 12

Benin at the Olympics

1980 First Olympic appearance