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2003-MAY-17


Republic of BENIN
(Porto Novo a + Cotonou ilnqr)

HILLS Department

Flag or Logo since 1991-08-01
Département des COLLINES (fr)
Emblem or Symbol

President Mathieu Kerekou
(ruler of BENIN since 1996-04-04)
 
 
 
 
Capitals & administrative places: Savalu
(Savalou)
Official & national languages: French (fr) .



4 Territories:

DASA-ZUME Traditional Yoruba Kingdom of DASA [in Dasa-Zume Subprefecture]  (Dasa)Local: Royaume traditionnel de DASSA (fr) + Oba DASSA (idd)  (Dassa)
SAVALU Superior Chiefdom of the Mahi State of SAVALU  (Savalu)Local: Chefferie supérieure de l´État de SAVALOU (fr) + SAVALU (mxl)  (Savalou)
SAVE SAVE Subprefecture : Traditional Yoruba State of Sabe  (Save)Local: Sous-préfecture de SAVÉ : État traditionnel de SABÉ (fr) + Onisabe CABE (cbj)  (Savé)
WESE WESE Subprefecture  (Wese)Local: Sous-préfecture d´OUESSÉ (fr)  (Ouessé)





Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2024's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

BENIN Republic of BENIN  (Porto Novo a + Cotonou ilnqr)


Other Territories or Entities within the 2024's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

ABOMEY Traditional Fon Kingdom of ABOMEY  (Abomey)
ALIBORI ALIBORI Department  (Kandi)
ALLADA Traditional Kingdom of ALLADA  (Allada)
ATACORA ATACORA Department  (Natitingu)
ATLANTIC ATLANTIC Department  (Whydah)
BORGU BORGU Department  (Paraku)
BOUAY Traditional Kingdom of BOUAY  (Bouay)
COUFFO COUFFO Department  (Dogbo)
DONGA DONGA Department  (Jugu)
GWANDE Traditional Berba State of GWANDE  (Gwande)
ILESHA Traditional State of ILESHA  (Ilesha)
JUGU Traditional Gurmanche State of JUGU  (Jugu)
KANDI Traditional Bariba State of KANDI  (Kandi)
KETU Traditional Kingdom of KETU  (Ketu)
KIKA Traditional Bariba State of KIKA  (Kika)
KUANDE Traditional Bariba State of KUANDE  (Kwande)
LITTORAL LITTORAL Department  (Cotonou)
MONO MONO Department  (Lokossa)
NIKKI NIKKI Subprefecture : Traditional State of NIKKI Kingdom in Borgu  (Nikki)
PARAKU PARAKU Subprefecture : Traditional Bariba State of Paraku  (Paraku)
PLATEAU PLATEAU Department  (Sakete)
PORTO NOVO Superior Chiefdom of PORTO NOVO [Fon Kingdom of Porto Novo]  (Porto Novo)
SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST OF WHYDAH Viceroyalty of SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST OF WHYDAH  (Saint John the Baptist of Whydah)
SANDIRO Traditional State of SANDIRO  (Sandiro)
WEME WEME Department  (Porto Novo)
ZOU ZOU Department  (Abomey)

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