A Blank Benin Map shows that the Republic of Benin is situated in the western part of continent Africa. With a population of 11,733,059 and an Area of 114,763 square kilometers, the country covers a small portion of this vast continent. Countries like Togo from the west direction, Niger from the north-east, Nigeria from the east, Burkina Faso from the north-west share their land border with the country. Porto-Novo is the largest city as well as the economic hub of the country but despite this, the seat of government is in Cotonou.
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Before named Benin, it was known in the world by the name Dahomey and it was a powerful kingdom that flourished and fall during the 18th and the 19th centuries in the western part of Africa.
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Major cities into which the country is divided are Malanville, Kandi, Kerou, Natitingou, Pehunco, Sinende, Nikki, Djougou, Brassila, Parakou, Save, Savalou, Ketou, Abomey, Pobe, Bohicon, Dogba-Tota, Lokossa, Come, Ouidah, Abomey Calavi, Sakete, Porto Novo, Ekpe, Cotonou, Godomey.
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Before it was called and named Benin it was known by the name Dahomey. It adopted the name Benin in 1975. The name Benin is derived from “the Bright of Benin” a large water body located in the southern part of the country. The city of Abomey is the home to the Royal palaces. There is a total of 12 palaces that are spread across 40 hectares of land. These palaces reflect the history, culture, and infrastructure of the country, and people from every corner visit here to have a glimpse of these extraordinary monuments.
Map of Benin for Practice Worksheet
A practice worksheet map of Benin with distinguished boundaries is helpful in recognizing and marking the cities of the country. For students and other geography learners, this is the best option to study and improve their learning skills.
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