The Benin flag is a horizontal bicolour with a vertical band. The used colors in the flag are red, green, yellow. The proportion of the Benin flag is 2:3. The Flag of Benin was adopted in 1959.
The Benin flag is the flag of the country named Benin. Benin is located in continental Africa. Benin has 4 neighbouring countries. The total length of land borders of Benin is 1 236 mi/ 1 989 km. Benin border neighbours and border lengths are: Burkina Faso: 306 km, Niger: 266 km, Nigeria: 773 km, Togo: 644 km.
11 038 805 people are living in Benin, a country stretching over 44 310 sq mi/ 114 763 km² (0.40% water). The population density in Benin is of 249 per sq mi/ 96 people per km². The official language of Benin is French. The capital city of Benin is Porto Novo. Benin is a Presidential republic.
The currency in Benin is the West African CFA franc Fr (XOF). UTC (standard time) in Benin is UTC+01:00 and UTC+01:00 in summer. Benin has the unique two-letter country code, BJ (also Internet top-level domain), its three-letter country code is BEN, and its three-digit country code is 204. The calling code for Benin is +229.
|Three-letter country code:||BEN|
|Three-digit country code:||204|