Benin Will fodor

Benin is on the continent of Africa

Introduction to benin

  • The population of Benin is 11,166,658
  • The capital on Benin is Porto- novo
  • The official language is French
  • The main religon is Catholic
  • They call people from Benin beninese
  • One of the poorest countries in the world

Sports played in Benin


  • The most a very popular sport played in Benin was soccer
  • The squirrels (beninese soccer team) never made it to the World Cup but they have reached three recent African National Cup-2004, 2008, and 2010
  • On May 9, 2016, Benin was suspended from the FIFA
Beninese soccer team


  • Benin completed its first Davis cup in 1993
  • Benin's best result was 6th place in group lll in 1999
Benin tennis team


  • The Benin National Rugby Union Team has not completed since 2005, After being defeated by Togo and Mali and drawling with Niger
  • Benin is not a member of the international rugby board and have yet to play in a Rugby World Cup tournament
Benin rugby team

Holidays in Benin

Traditonal day

Traditional day is observed as a celebration I diverse culture,and is usually relaxed at work day.

It's a day designed for people to come in traditional attire from their home state, or Specific culture of their choice.

Whit Monday

Whit Monday is a Christian holiday. It is the day after Pentecost which commemorates the descent of the Holy Ghost upon the disciples of Jesus Christ.

Assumption day is the feats day of assumption of Mary to celebrates the Cristian belief that God assumed the Virgin Mary into heaven following her death it is celebrated on or around August 15.


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