National flag of Benin

The official name of Benin (BEN) is Republic of Benin and consists of Green, yellow and red flag colors. The capital city of Benin is Cotonou. Benin has the total estimated population as of 2020 is 9,988,068 or 10.0 M based on 12 states, 12 cities. The independence day is celebrated on August 1, 1960 and the founder of Benin is Oranmiyan.

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About Benin Flag

Benin flag
Benin Flag Colors   Green
  Red
  Yellow
Meaning of Benin flag colors

This flag has two horizontal stripes of red and yellow and one vertical green stripe. The three colors precisely mean: Red: Bravery of their ancestors. Yellow: Preservation of country’s wealth. Green: Hope for a good future.

Proportion 2:3
Proportion (decimals) 1.5
Flag Adoption Date November 16, 1959

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Cities (12)

Airports (10)

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