A former kingdom of western Africa, now section of Nigeria. It flourished from the 14th to your 17th century.
A country of western Africa. Initially made up of a number of ancient kingdoms colonized by France in nineteenth century, it became independent in 1960 and ended up being renamed Benin in 1975. Porto-Novo could be the capital and Cotonou the greatest town. Populace: 8,080,000.
A city of south Nigeria regarding Benin River, about 161 kilometer (100 mi) long. The town is known for its bronze works of art. Population: 1,120,000.
Bight ofBenin an extensive indentation of the Gulf of Guinea in western Africa.