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Benin

  • President:Patrice Guillaume Athanase Talon
  • President of the National Assembly:Adrien Houngbédji
  • Capital city:Porto-Novo
  • Languages:French (official), Fon and Yoruba (most common vernaculars in south), tribal languages (at least six major ones in north)
  • Government
  • National statistics office
  • Population:10,872,298 (2016)
  • Area:112,760 (2016)
  • GDP per capita:789 (2016)
  • GDP, billion current US$:8.6 (2016)
  • GINI index:43.53 (2012)
  • Ease of Doing Business rank:155 (2016)