Porto Novo is one of the most populated cities in Benin, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Africa, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 06.23N latitude / 02.42E longitude. For routing in Porto Novo, please check the free driving directions Porto Novo service below.
When you visit Benin, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is French, and the officially used currency is West African CFA franc (XOF).
Porto Novo, the capital city, has numerous population; 231 600 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Porto Novo counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Benin, bears 11 485 674 sum citizens spreading on its 44 310,22 sq mi / 114 763 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Benin is Presidential republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Fraternité, Justice, Travail (Fraternity, Justice, Labour), while salute for the national anthem called: L’Aube nouvelle (The Dawn of a New Day).
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Benin Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Benin
This West African nation on the Gulf of Guinea, between Togo on the west and Nigeria on the east, is about the size of Tennessee. It bounded by Burkina Faso and Niger in the north. The land consists of a narrow coastal strip that rises to a swampy, forested plateau and then to highlands in the north. A hot and humid climate blankets the entire country.