Benin Ports

Cotonou, Kpeme

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  • Benin — /be neen /, n. 1. Formerly, Dahomey. a republic in W Africa: formerly part of French West Africa; gained independence in 1960. 3,197,000; 44,290 sq. mi. (114,711 sq. km). Cap.: Porto Novo. 2. Bight of, a bay in N Gulf of Guinea in W Africa. 3. a… …   Universalium

  • Benin, Bight of — Bay, northern section of Gulf of Guinea. It extends along the West African coast about 400 mi (640 km) from Cape St. Paul, Ghana, past Togo and Benin to an outlet of the Niger River in Nigeria. Major ports include Lomé, Cotonou, and Lagos. It was …   Universalium

  • Benin — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Benin <p></p> Background: <p></p> Present day Benin was the site of Dahomey, a West African kingdom that rose to prominence in about 1600 and over the next two and… …   The World Factbook

  • Benin City — a city in S Nigeria. 127,000. * * * ▪ Nigeria also called  Edo   capital and largest city of Edo state, southern Nigeria. Benin City is situated on a branch of the Benin River and lies along the main highways from Lagos to the Niger bridge at… …   Universalium

  • List of Benin-related topics — This is a list of topics related to Benin. Those interested in the subject can monitor changes to the pages by clicking on Related changes in the sidebar.Benin* BeninAirports in Benin* Cadjehoun AirportBuildings and structures in Beninports… …   Wikipedia

  • Transport in Benin — This article concerns modes of transport in Benin. Benin is a country in Africa, which possesses railway and road infrastructure, as well as two seaports. Benin currently does not have rail connections to other countries, but new proposals seek… …   Wikipedia

  • Demographics of Benin — This article is about the demographic features of the population of Benin, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population. Demographics …   Wikipedia

  • List of ports and harbours of the Atlantic Ocean — This is a list of ports and harbours of the Atlantic Ocean, in alphabetic order by continent and then country.Africa*Accra, Ghana *Banjul, The Gambia *Bissau, Guinea Bissau *Conakry, Guinea *Dakar, Senegal *Douala, Cameroon *Lomé, Togo *Luanda,… …   Wikipedia

  • List of deep-water ports — A deep water port is any port that can accommodate a fully laden Panamax ship. With the approval of the Panama Canal expansion proposal in October, 2006, this list will need to be significantly revised when the expansion is completed. Contents 1… …   Wikipedia

  • List of deep water ports — A deep water port is any port that can accommodate a fully laden Panamax ship. With the approval of the Panama Canal expansion proposal in October, 2006, this list will need to be significantly revised when the expansion is completed. Africa… …   Wikipedia

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