Calling Benin from the United States explained:
- 011 - US exit code; have to be dialed first for all international calls made from the US/Canada number plan
- 229 - international country code for Benin
- US to Benin international dialing format : 011 + 229 + area code + individual phone number
||Porto Novo ||21
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Information about country:
Benin, officially the Republic of Benin, is a country in Western Africa. It borders Togo to the west, Nigeria to the east and Burkina Faso and Niger to the north; its short coastline to the south leads to the Bight of Benin. Its size is just over 110,000 kmith a population of almost 8,500,000. Its capital is the Yoruba founded city of Porto Novo, but the seat of government is the Fon city of Cotonou. Benin was known as Dahomey until 1975.