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  • Jaromir Novy

    There's only a small expat circle here in Cotonou, but this gave me the chance to say hello to everyone on InterNations!

InterNations – Connecting Americans living in Benin

Are you looking for fellow Americans in Benin? Do you need advice and tips from your American countrymen? Or would you like to go for a trip with other American expats to discover attractions like the baobab-dotted savannas together?

Whether you are already living as an expat in Benin or still residing at home in United States of America to prepare your relocation abroad, InterNations Benin provides you with all you need: Founded in 2007, our trusted community has quickly established itself as the international networking platform for expats and global minds worldwide. Among our members there is also a number of American expats in Benin, hailing from all across United States of America - from Los Angeles, over New York City to Washington D.C..

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    From United States of America, living in Cotonou
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    From United States of America, living in Cotonou
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    From United States of America, living in Cotonou
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    From United States of America, living in Cotonou
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  • Expats in Cotonou, Benin
    1 reply
    Sep 14, 13:36

    Hello Sarah, My name is Deo. I am from benin and I work for an IT company. I saw ur post on internations.I think Benin is a cool place to live. Opportunities are available but it all depends of …

  • Gyms or Fitness Club in Cotonou
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    May 9, 16:55

    first of all,what is your price range? and where in cotonou do you reside? i would also like to add that the more expensive a gym is, the better it is,because it is more equipped with facilities and …

  • Secondhand Housewares / Furniture Needed
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    Oct 5, 12:28

    You Welcome and I'm Temitope also a member in this communities. - I can help you search and Im gonna update you. Have you got all necessary things and the exchange rate? 5 Dont hesitate to contact for …

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Receive Information and Tips about Benin from American Expats

Obviously, embarking on expat life in Benin is not only about packing boxes and getting some paperwork done. The regular exchange with your American compatriots is also an important aspect of the expat experience and can help you get accustomed to the Beninese culture and people. InterNations helps you meet and interact with other Americans in Benin, living in Porto-Novo, Malanville, Cotonou and many other places across the country. Just take a look at our group ofAmericans in Cotonou.

So, if you should ever feel like speaking your mother tongue, finding out where to shop for American food, or chatting about your favorite team’s latest match, join the American InterNations Community:

  • Browse our high-quality expat network to find like-minded expatriates from United States of America in Benin.
  • Receive and share advice in our Benin Expat Forums – e.g. how to find a nanny speaking your kids’ native tongue or where to shop for stuffed turkey in Porto-Novo...
  • Browse the InterNations Places database for Benin to find institutions like the nearest American embassy and many others.

From the baobab-dotted savannas to the northern "Reserve du W du Niger", we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly American expats in Benin.

Take Part in Various Expat Activities to Meet Fellow Americans in Benin

Additionally, you are cordially invited to participate in our regular expat events and activities taking place in Benin. Our events cover various interests and range from a small expat dinner to enjoy the traditional Beninese kuli-kuli, to big expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in Porto-Novo's top locations. You may also join one of our expat excursions for a weekend trip to visit the Royal Palaces at Abomey, the Afro-Brazilian Museé da Silva in the capital, and other impressive landmarks across Benin.

This way, our events and activities are a very nice occasion to meet fellow expats from United States of America and around the world in a casual atmosphere. Interested? Sign up for membership and you’ll soon be welcomed with a warm Hello from our Americans living in Benin!

  • Jaromir Novy

    There's only a small expat circle here in Cotonou, but this gave me the chance to say hello to everyone on InterNations!

  • Jessica Johnson-Hanevolt

    Before I came here as an expat, I only knew Benin as home of actor Djimon Honsou. But now Cotonou & InterNations is my home too.

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