Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)
The People’s Republic of Benin, formerly the Republic of Dahomey, became independent on 1 Aug. 1960, after having been a territory of French West Africa from 1904. The republic was admitted to the UN on 20 Sept. 1960.
République Populaire du Benin
Book of Reference
- Ronen, D., Dahomey: Between Tradition and Modernity Cornell Univ. Press, 1975Google Scholar
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