Republic of Benin

  • Capital city : Porto-Novo
  • Independance Day: August 01, 1960
  • Date of joining OUA or AU:
  • Investment/Business Opportunities: Benin’s strategic location in West Africa, and its human capital, political stability, potential and heritage, are all indisputable advantages for investors. Stretching 670km from the Niger River to the Gulf of Guinea, Benin occupies a geo-strategic position in West Africa. Its economic zones (free-trade, industrial, and especially), its road network, and the Port of Cotonou are central to the region’s commerce.
  • Tourism: Home of Voodoo culture, arts, civilization and of the ancient kingdom of Dahomey, Benin enjoys a historical, cultural, and architectural