Benin

  • Basic Information
    Head of State/Government Patrice Guillaume Athanase TALON
    Governance Presidential Republic
    Capital Porto-Novo
    Land area 112.622 Km2
    Population 10,323,000
    Independence August 1, 1960
    Official language French
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    Currency West African CFA franc (XOF)
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    Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
    Related Links http://gouv.bj/
  • Ministry Responsible for ECOWAS Affairs
    Name of Ministry Ministre de l’Economie et des Finances
    Name of Minister Monsieur Romuald WADAGNI
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  • Ministry Responsible for ECOWAS Foreign Affairs
    Name of Ministry Minister of Foreign Affairs and African Integration
    Name of Minister H.E. Aurelien AGBENONCI
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  • ECOWAS National Office
    Name of Head of Office M. Faustin GUIDI, Coordonnateur de la Cellule de Suivi de l’intégration régionale
    Address Ministère de l’Economie et des Finances (FIN)
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    Emails fguidi@finances.bj
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  • Permanent Representatives to ECOWAS
    Name of Permanent Representative Mrs. Marcelline Paulette ADJOVI YEKPE
    Address Ambassy of Benin Republic , N° 14 Yedseram Street Maitama District, Abuja
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    Emails ambassade.abuja@gouv.bj
  • Resident reprenstatives of ECOWAS in Benin

    Amb. Amadou DIONGUE

    Resident Representative in Benin
    Resident Representative in Benin
    Name Amb. Amadou DIONGUE
    Address 1 er Etage, Espace Marie Stella, Zone CEN-SAD, Route des Pêches, 081 BP 7273 Tri postal, Aéroport-Cotonou
    Email amdiongue@hotmail.com, adiongue@ecowas.int

    Office Manager of The Resident Representative in Benin
    Name Mrs. Olga GNIMASSOU
    Address 1 er Etage, Espace Marie Stella, Zone CEN-SAD, Route des Pêches, 081 BP 7273 Tri postal, Aéroport-Cotonou
    Email ognimassou@ecowas.int, permrepbj@ecowas.int

Patrice Guillaume Athanase TALON
Head of State - Benin

Population

13 million

2021
Capital

Porto-Novo

Official Language

French

Member States