Where in Nigeria is Benin City?
Benin City is located in Nigeria in the Edo region. About 1,190,000 inhabitants live in the West African metropolis.
Benin City is located in the northern hemisphere of the Earth, about 703 km north of the equator at latitude 6 and about 621 km east of the prime meridian, at the 6th longitude.
It’s hot in the wide courtyard. There is no shadow to be found far and wide. The Fuhrer took pity on me Europeans. ”It’s too hot, let’s go inside,” says the tall, gaunt man, after briefly explaining to us what the figures set up in the courtyard are all about. It’s quiet, there are no people to be seen. This is bordered by a rather low brown wall. A few meters away, life is raging. Cars and minibuses crowd around a large roundabout, women sell fried bananas and all sorts of roasted small animals on the side of the road. Other sellers try to bring everything possible to the man or woman. Phone cards, small toys, newspapers – yes, even shoes.
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