Benin

Benin flag
  • Country
    Benin
  • Capital
    Porto-Novo
  • Continent
    Africa
  • Population
    11M
  • Area
    113,000 km²
  • Currency
    Franc (XOF)
  • TLD
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All of Benin uses the same time zone, namely Africa/Porto-Novo. The UTC time zone offset is --, also called --. Benin does not observe daylight saving time.

Benin (Off. Republic of Benin) has a population of 11 million people with Porto-Novo as the capital city. The official currency is Franc (XOF). Benin is locaded in Western Africa, has an area of 113,000 km² and is bordering Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria and Togo.

The next holiday in Benin is Labour Day on May 1, 2024

2024 Holidays in Benin

  • Jan 1
    New Year's Day
  • Jan 10
    Fête du Vodoun
  • Apr 1
    Easter Monday
  • Apr 10
    End of Ramadan (Eid al-Fitr)
  • May 1
    Labour Day
  • May 9
    Ascension Day
  • May 20
    Whit Monday
  • Jun 16
    Feast of the Sacrifice (Eid al-Adha)
  • Aug 1
    Independence Day
  • Aug 15
    Assumption
  • Sep 15
    Birthday of Muhammad (Mawlid)
  • Nov 1
    All Saints' Day
  • Dec 25
    Christmas Day