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, officially Republic of Benin, republic (2005 est. pop. 7,460,000), 43,483 sq mi (112,622 sq km), W Africa, bordering on Togo in the west, on Burkina Faso and Niger in the north, on Nigeria in the east, and on the Bight of Benin (an arm of the Gulf of Guinea) in the south.
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In Dahoman folklore as collected by Harold Courlander (1996), Legba is the "chief of the gods" (p.
He `quoted' a speech by a Dahomean king, Kpengla, who swore that `no Dahoman man ever embarked in war solely for the sake of procuring wherewithal to purchase your commodities'.
France's Maeva Valentin, riding Dahoman XI, was fifth in 04:22.