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Benin City info

Standart time zone:
UTC/GMT +1 hour (Africa/Lagos)

Population:
1,125,058

Coordinates:
6.33815, 5.62575

Region:
Edo

Continent:
Africa

Country name:
Nigeria

ISO code:
NG, NGA, 566

Fips code:
NI

Phone code:
234

Country area:
923,768 km2

Country population:
154,000,000

Currency:
NGN

Language:
en

Other information:

Benin City is a city and the capital of Edo State in southern Nigeria. It is situated approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of the Benin River and 320 kilometres (200 mi) by road east of Lagos. Benin City is the centre of Nigeria's rubber industry, and oil production is also a significant industry. == History == The original people and founders of the Ẹdo Empire and the Ẹdo people, initially were ruled by the Ogiso (Kings of the Sky) dynasty who called their land Igodomigodo. Igodo, the first Ogiso, wielded much influence and gained popularity as a good ruler. Read more in wiki.



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