Benin (GPS: 9 30 N, 2 15 E) located in Western Africa, bordering the Bight of Benin, between Nigeria and Togo. The country’s area measurements are total: 112,622 sq km; land: 110,622 sq km, water: 2,000 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly smaller than Pennsylvania. The total irrigated land is 230 sq km (2012).
Benin’s essential features: Sandbanks create difficult access to the coast with no natural harbors, river mouths, or islands.