ベナン共和国への投資
Country profile
COUNTRY NAME REPUBLIC OF BENIN
POLITICAL CAPITAL PORTO NOVO
ECONOMIC CAPITAL COTONOU(THE MOST DEVELOPED CITY IN BENIN)
HISTORICAL CAPITAL ABOMEY
AREA ABOUT 112,622K㎡(ONE-THIRD OF THE SIZE OF JAPAN)
POPULATION APPROXIMATELY 10MILLIONS
TEMPERATURE 10℃~35℃(50°F~95°F)
HISTORY AUGUST 1st, 1960 REPUBLIC OF DAHOMEY BECAME INDEPENDENT
NOVEMBER, 1975 PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF BENIN
FEBRUARY, 1990 REPUBLIC OF BENIN
NATIONAL MINORITIES FON、YORUBA、ADJA、BARIBA、SOMBA、ETC...
LANGUAGE FON、YORUBA、ADJA、BARIBA、SOMBA、ETC... FRENCH IS THE OFFICIAL LANGUAGE
RELIGION VOODOO 58% CHRISTIANITY25% ISLAM17% (2008)
EDUCATION OCTOBER 2006、PRESIDENT YAYI BONI DECLARED 10 YEARS COMPULSORY EDUCATION. FREE OF CHARGE
(6YEARS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, 4YEARS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL)
THEREFORE THE ENROLLMENT RATE INCREASED TO MORE THAN 80%
MAIN INDUSTRY SERVICE INDUSTRY(HARBOUR PORT SERVICE) FISHING INDUSTRY
AGRICULTURE (COTTON、PALM、OIL、SHEA BUTTER、PINEAPPLE、ETC...)
GDP APPROXIMATELY 6.6BILLION US DOLLAR
CURRENCY 1EURO=655C.F.A
TIME ZONE GMT+1 8HOURS DIFFERENCE WITH JAPAN AHEAD.
INVESTMENT AND ECONOMIC SITUATION BENIN AGENCY FOR TRADE PROMOTION
Agence Beninoise de Promotion des Echanges Commerciaux
Embassy of
Japan in Benin
Website
(French and Japanese only)
http://www.bj.emb-japan.go.jp/

  • ベナン共和国
  • About 9.2 million people live in the land whose size is one-third of Japan. 50% of the population is less than 15 years old. The average life expectancy is 58.
  • Although the Official Capital City is Porto Novo, Cotonou is the largest and most developed city in Benin. Cotonou is the transportation hub, and connected with some international flights from Europe and other African cities.

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