Porto-Novo, BeninInformation/Travel Guide

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Porto-Novo (French pronunciation: ​[pɔʁtɔnɔvo]; also known as Hogbonu and Ajashe; Fon: Xɔ̀gbónù) is the capital of Benin. The commune covers an area of 110 square kilometres (42 sq mi) and as of 2002 had a population of 223,552 people. As the name suggests, Porto-Novo (Portuguese: "New Port", Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈpoɾtu ˈnovu]) was originally developed as a port for the transatlantic slave trade led by th... (read more on Wikipedia)

Capital of Benin | Calling code: +229 | Area: 52.00 km² | Elevation: 38 m

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