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Benin Latitude and Longitude

The latitude for Benin is: 9.30769 and the longitude is: 2.3158339999999953.

Benin Latitude: 9.30769
Benin Longitude: 2.3158339999999953
Latitude DMS: 9°18'27.68"N
Longitude DMS: 2°18'57"E
UTM Easting: 424,863.50
UTM Northing: 1,028,942.37
UTM Zone: 31P
Geohash: s19suwqm4z4v
Position from Earth's Center: NNE
Elevation: 320.43 Meters (1051.28 Feet)
Type: Country
Landlocked: No
Country: Benin
Country Code: BJ
Country Code Alpha-3: BEN
Country Continent: Africa
Continent Region: Western Africa
Time Zone: Africa/Porto-Novo
Time Zone Abbreviation: WAT
WAT Stands for: West Africa Time
Daylight Saving Time: No
UTC/GMT Difference: +01:00
Current Time: Monday November 18th 5:28am

Benin Summary

Benin is located in the continent of Africa, W of Okuta, Nigeria (see coordinates for Nigeria); ENE of Tchamba, Togo (see coordinates for Togo); SSW of Gaya, Niger (see coordinates for Niger) and S of Diapaga, Burkina Faso (see coordinates for Burkina Faso).

The capital of Benin is Porto-Novo. French "fran├žais" is the main language of the country.

The 5 most populated places in Benin are:

  1. Cotonou (see coordinates for Cotonou)
  2. Abomey-Calavi (see coordinates for Abomey Calavi)
  3. Djougou (see coordinates for Djougou)
  4. Porto-Novo (see coordinates for Porto Novo)
  5. Parakou (see coordinates for Parakou)

3 points of interest in Benin:

  • Cotonou Cathedral, Cotonou, Benin
  • Artisanal Center, Cotonou, Benin
  • Da Silva Museum, Porto-Novo, Benin

Benin time zone(s):

NameUTC/GMT Offset
West Africa Time Zone+01:00/+02:00

Now that you know the location, you might also be interested in knowing the land elevation or altitude, for details see elevation for Benin.

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