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President: Patrice Guillaume Athanase Talon
Minister of State for Planning and Development: Abdoulaye BIO TCHANÉ
Capital city: Porto-Novo
Languages: French (official), Fon and Yoruba (most common vernaculars in south), tribal languages (at least six major ones in north)

Population, persons: 11,485,048 (2018)
Area, sq km: 112,760
GDP per capita, US$: 902 (2018)
GDP, billion current US$: 10.4 (2018)
GINI index: 47.8 (2015)
Ease of Doing Business rank: 149

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