Capital - Porto-novo

Largest city - Cotonou

Official languages - French

Living In Angola - Most expats live in Luanda, which is the most expensive expat destination in the world, before being overtaken by Tokyo in 2012.

Climate - Benin's climate is hot and humid.

Living in Benin - The country produces little in the way of agricultural products, and as a result, most of what one consumes has been imported at great expense. But expats also have the option of the local food. The Beninese diet is similar to the cuisine across much of the continent foreign community includes many Lebanese and Indians involved in trade and commerce.

Indians in Benin - Indian community in Benin is 1000+ strong. Many Food outlets offering cuisine from all over the world, including Indian, exist.


Indian International School, Cotonou , Benin. www.iisbenin.com

The Indian International School, Benin was established in May 2008 under the aegis of the Indian Association of Benin for students of all nationalities. IISB is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, India and follows the CBSE curriculum.

American International School of Cotonou

The American International School of Cotonou is an international school offers quality education to expats. It has many curriculum activities like Drawing, Cheerleading, Vocal & Instrumental Groups, Dance, ESL, Library, Swimming, Basket Ball, Soccer, Speech & Debate Club, French and English Club.

International Christian School of Benin

The International Christian School of Benin is Fully Accredited by Council of International Schools; Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools