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Information of Benin

ISO 3166-1 alpha-2: BJ
ISO 3166-1 alpha-3: BEN
ISO 3166-1 numeric: 204
FIPS 10-4 country code: BN
ISO 3166-1 English short name (Gazetteer order): Benin
ISO 3166-1 English short name (proper reading order): Benin
ISO 3166-1 English romanized short name (Gazetteer order): Benin
ISO 3166-1 English romanized short name (proper reading oorder): Benin
ISO 3166-1 French short name (Gazetteer order): Bénin
ISO 3166-1 French short name (proper reading order): Bénin
ISO 3166-1 Spanish short name (Gazetteer order): Benin
UNGEGN English short name: Benin
UNGEGN English formal name: the Republic of Benin
UNGEGN French short name: Bénin (le)
UNGEGN French formal name: la République du Bénin
UNGEGN Spanish short name: Benin
UNGEGN Spanish formal name: la República de Benin
UNGEGN Russian cyrillic short name: Бенин
UNGEGN Russian cyrillic formal name: Республика Бенин
UNGEGN local romanized short name: Bénin (le)
UNGEGN local romanized formal name: la République du Bénin
BGN English short name (Gazetteer order): Benin
BGN English short name (proper reading order): Benin
BGN English long name: Republic of Benin
BGN local short name: Benin
BGN local long name: Republique du Benin
PCGN English short name (Gazetteer order): Benin
PCGN English short name (proper reading order): Benin
PCGN English long name: Republic of Benin
FAO Italian short name (Gazetteer order): Benin
FAO Italian short name (proper reading order): Benin
FAO Italian long name: Repubblica del Benin
EKI Estonian short name (Gazetteer order): Benin
EKI Estonian official name (proper reading order): Benini Vabariik
Conventional Abbreviation for country name:
has capital city: 1
BGN English capital city name: Porto-Novo
UNGEGN local capital city name: Porto-Novo
UN terms English capital city name: Porto-Novo
UN terms French capital city name: Porto-Novo, Cotonou
UN terms Spanish capital city name: Porto Novo
UN terms Russian cyrillic capital city name: Порто-Ново
EKI capital city name: Porto-Novo, Cotonou
BGN capital latitude: 6.48333333333
BGN capital longitude: 2.61666666667
UNGEGN capital latitude: 6.54
UNGEGN capital longitude: 2.66
continent: AF
subcontinent:
ISO 3166-1 numeric region code: 2
ISO 3166-1 numeric subregion code: 11
official languages: fr
population (2012): 9598787
nationality (noun): Beninese
nationality (adjective): Beninese
international dialing code: 229
international vehicle code: DY
land: 110622
water: 2000
land mass (land+water): 112622
country latitude: 9.5
country longitude: 2.25
country maximum latitude: 12.42
country minimum latitude: 6.23
country maximum longitude: 3.85
country minimum longitude: 0.77
government portal website: gouv.bj
national statistics website: insae-bj.org
national geographic information system website:
national postal service website:
tld: .bj
Currency: Franc (XOF)
Neighbours: NE, TG, BF, NG

Note:
ISO : International Standards Organization
BGN : U.S. Board on Geographic Names
UNGEGN : United Nations Group of Experts on Geographic Names
PCGN: U.K. Permanent Committee on Geographic Names
UN : United Nations
FAO : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
FIPS : Federal Information Processing Standard
EKI : Institute of Estonian Language

Subdivisions of Benin