Benin country code

How to call Benin using country code ?

Benin is located in Africa near countries : Togo, Ghana, Nigeria, Niger, Burkina Faso and São Tomé and Príncipe. The international country code to dial Benin is :



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Phone use and access in Republic of Benin

As many African countries, the international dialing code 229 is only required to call Benin from abroad. Concerning national calls made in Benin, it is not necessary to dial the Beninese country code 229. Finally, to call your correspondent in Benin from a country abroad, dial first the prefix of exit which takes one of the following forms: 00 / 011 / 810 and sign "+ " for calls since the mobile phone. These are possible compositions: 00229 / 810 229 / 011 229 / +229.

Some useful informations

  • International access code (exit code) : 00 (to dial when making calls from Benin to abroad)
  • Beninese international dialing code : 229
  • Fixed telephone Subscriptions (2016) : 124 883 Beninese subscribers
  • Mobile landline usage : 1.15% of Beninese
  • Mobile cellular users (2016) : 8892490 Beninese mobile users
  • Mobile phone usage : 81.79% of Beninese
  • Internet usage : 11.9% of Beninese

How to call Benin from USA and Canada

Calling Beninese landline phone number

  • enter the exit code '011' ;
  • dial Benin country code : 229 ;
  • dial the area code : For example "20" is Oum area phone code ;
  • add the Beninese phone number without the leading '0'.
Illustration : 011 229 20 XXX XXX.

Calling Beninese mobile phone number (cellular phone)

  • enter the exit code '011' or '+';
  • dial Benin country code : 229 ;
  • add the Beninese mobile phone number without the leading '0'.
Illustration : 011 229 Z XXX XXX. ('Z' represent the cellular area code)

Benin Map

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Benin Map

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About Benin


Benin belongs to the African continent bordering Togo, Ghana, Nigeria, Niger, Burkina Faso and São Tomé and Príncipe. Beninese population is about 8791832 inhabitants with an area of 112,622 km². The capital of Benin is Porto-Novo and the iso code is : BEN.

What time is it now in Benin ?


Before calling your Beninese correspondent , it is important to know what time it is in Benin.
Beninese local time :

The current time is 10:37 PM (UTC/GMT 1 hours).

Current day :

We are : Tuesday November 20, 2018 .

 

Beninese cities area codes

Area code
City
Calling from USA/Canada/ North America Calling from UK/Australia /France/Europe...
20 Ou�m� 01122920 0022920
22 Collines 01122922 0022922
21 Atlantique 01122921 0022921
23 Alibori 01122923 0022923
 
 
 

Weather conditions at Porto-Novo

83°F / 28°C
few clouds
  • Humidity : 83 %
  • Pressure : 1012 mb
  • Wind Speed : 6 km/h
  • Cloud Cover : 20 %
  • Sunrise : 05:42:53
  • Sunset : 17:32:40

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