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Benin news: Interesting facts about Benin

Official language: French

Population: 8.8 million

Size: Roughly the size of Pennsylvania and slightly bigger than Bulgaria

Capital: Porto-Novo

Currency: West African CFA franc

Why should tourists visit this great nation?

Benin is well known for its museums and unique architectural designs, attractions such as the Abomey are very popular with local and foreign tourists.

While in Benin, one can get the chance to experience wildlife, especially to the north of the country where several wildlife parks such as Pendjari National park are a common feature.

What are the hidden treasures of this nation that the world needs to know?

Benin has a great culture of music producing international artists like Angélique Kidjo, who won a grammy award.

Recently, I discovered this sensational jazz group.T.P. Orchestre Poly-Rythmo. They are "true artists". A "true artist" is someone who loves what they are doing and expresses it effortlessly. They have been around for a while. Benin news: Find out more about this group

Angélique Kidjo's sweet sounds

These artists are great treasures of Africa.

Check out the playlist on the top right-hand corner to listen to these artists and Benin music.

What makes Benin unique?

Its government is not based in its capital. It is also known for its Bronze artifacts.

Why should someone invest in Benin?

Benin has a lot of hidden potential, and if their was capital to modernize the Agriculture, a lot of quality goods would be produced and sold at high prices. Benin is also known for its cotton production [an interest for textile industries].

I am probably leaving out a lot. Feel free to share your knowledge about this wonderful country below. Do not forget to listen to the playlist on the top right-hand side, and discover the brilliant music.

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1. Why should tourists visit this nation?

2. What are the hidden treasures of this nation?

3. Why should someone invest in this nation?

4. Is there something unique about this nation?

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