Amazing royal palaces in the birthplace of voodoo.

Benin is a country located in West Africa. It is bordered by Togo to the west, Nigeria to the east, and Burkina Faso and Niger to the north. The capital of Benin is Porto-Novo, but the largest city is Cotonou. The official language is French.

Benin is a country with a rich history. The kingdom of Dahomey was founded in the 16th century. The kingdom was known for its military prowess and for its practice of human sacrifice. In the 19th century, the kingdom of Dahomey was conquered by the French and became a colony. Benin gained independence from France in 1960.

Benin is a beautiful country with many interesting places to visit. The city of Ouidah is the birthplace of voodoo. The voodoo museum is a must-see for anyone interested in this religion. The city of Abomey is the former capital of the kingdom of Dahomey. The Abomey Royal Palaces are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Pendjari National Park is a great place to see wildlife.

The national dish is thieboudienne, which is a rice and fish dish. Other popular dishes include akassa, a type of fritter, and kandji, a type of corn pudding.

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