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1) Benin, country, Africa. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Republic of Benin, republic (1995 est. pop. 5,523,000), 43,483 sq mi (112,622 sq km), W Africa, bordering on Togo in the west, on Burkina Faso and Niger in the north,...

2) Benin, city, Nigeria. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Palm nuts and timber are produced nearby and processed in Benin, which is the center of Nigeria's rubber industry. Furniture and carpets are also made. Benin served...

3) Benin, Bight of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Bight of, northern arm of the Gulf of Guinea, c.550 mi (885 km) wide, W Africa, between Cape Three Points, S Ghana, and the Niger River delta, SW Nigeria. The bight...

4) Porto-Novo. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Novo lagoon, an arm of the Gulf of Guinea. It is Benin's second largest city and an administrative and shipping center. However, it is less important commercially...

5) Cotonou. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The city has small-scale industries; manufactures include palm oil and cake, brewing, textiles, cement and other construction materials, aluminum sheet, beverages,...

6) Nigeria. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Federal Republic of Nigeria, republic (1995 est. pop. 101,232,000), 356,667 sq mi (923,768 sq km), W Africa. It borders on the Gulf of Guinea (an arm of the Atlantic...

7) Whydah. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Whydah, Benin: see Ouidah....

8) Dahomey. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Dahomey, see Benin, republic....

9) Parakou. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Located at the head of the railroad from Cotonou, it is the distribution center for N Benin and Niger. Parakou has an airstrip and a textile research center....

10) Yoruba. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Nigeria and Benin, numbering about 20 million. The Yoruba are unusual in Africa in their tendency to form urban communities. Today many of the large cities in Nigeria...

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