Benin

Republic of Benin

Other countries in the neighborhood of Benin are Togo, Ghana, Nigeria, Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast


Travel advice

Exercise a high degree of caution

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exercise a high degree of caution (with regional advisories)

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Drinking water

Drinking tap water in Benin is not recommended

Timezone

Africa/Porto-Novo (GMT +01:00)

That makes the current date and time July 17, 2018, 10:54 am

Visa requirements

Visa requirements for Benin if you are coming from

Currency

The currency in Benin is CFA Franc BCEAO

CFA Franc BCEAO

Language

The languages spoken in Benin are French and Yoruba*

* Not an official language / spoken in some parts of the country

Weather

Average temperature (°C) in Benin per month



Average precipitation (mm) in Benin per month

Vaccinations and health

Malaria

Malaria occurs in this country. Protect yourself from mosquito bites. Precautions are personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine the right actions

Hepatitis A

Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country

Hepatitis B

The vaccination advice is personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine whether vaccination is useful for you

Yellow fever

Yellow fever occurs in this country. Vaccination is mandatory for all travelers

Tyfoid

The vaccination advice is personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine whether vaccination is useful for you

Cholera

The authorities require a so-called cholera declaration when you enter the country by land

DTP

Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country

Telephone

Country code +229
117
118

Electricity

220 Volt 50 Herz
Plug type C
Plug type E