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People's Republic of Benin
République populaire du Bénin
Anthem: L'Aube Nouvelle (French)
The Dawn of a New Day
|Historical era||Cold War|
|October 26, 1972|
|November 30, 1975|
|March 1, 1990|
|Currency||West African CFA franc (XOF)|
|ISO 3166 code||BJ|
The People's Republic of Benin was a socialist state in the Gulf of Guinea on the African continent. It became present-day Benin. The People's Republic was started on November 30, 1975, after the 1972 coup d'état in the Republic of Dahomey. It lasted until March 1, 1990, with a new constitution. The end of Marxism-Leninism in the nation was in 1989.
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