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Dahomey

République du Dahomey
  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

AREA AND POPULATION. The area is 112,600 sq. km, and the population, in 1965, 2–37m. The seat of government is Porto Novo (74,500 inhabitants); the chief port and business centre is Cotonou (111,000); other important towns are Abomey (42,100), Ouidah (19,600) and Parakou (16,300).

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1970

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  • John Paxton

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