Benin: Land area

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 Benin

Land area in sq. km

 Latest value 112,760
 Year 2021
 Measure sq. km
 Data availability 1961 - 2021
 Average 112,760
 Min - Max 112,760 - 112,760
 Source Food and Agriculture Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Benin from 1961 to 2021. The average value for Benin during that period was 112760 sq. km with a minimum of 112760 sq. km in 1961 and a maximum of 112760 sq. km in 1961. The latest value from 2021 is 112760 sq. km. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 196 countries is 655985 sq. km. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Benin - Land area - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Benin - Land area - historical chart - 1961-2021




Definition: Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes.


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