Benin City
Benin City is a metropolitan area in Nigeria
Inhabitants: 1,180,000 (World Rank 391)
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Benin City, a city (2006 est. pop. 1,147,188) in Edo State, southern Nigeria, is a port on the Benin River. It is situated 200 miles by road east of Lagos. Benin is the center of Nigeria's rubber industry, but processing palm nuts for oil is still an important traditional industry.