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Benin, the People's Republic of

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishBenin, the People's Republic ofthe People's Republic of BeninBe‧nin, the People's Republic of /beˈniːn $ bəˈnɪn/  a country in West Africa, between Togo and Nigeria, which was a French colony, formerly called Dahomey. It became independent in 1960 and changed its name to Benin in 1975. Population: 9,877,292 (2014). Capital: Porto Novo.
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