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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! "

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. "

InterNations - A Place for Americans in Cotonou

Hello to all Americans in Cotonou! Would you like to meet fellow American expats in Cotonou? Would you like to get insider suggestions from other Americans, e.g. where in Cotonou your hometown team’s next match is shown on TV or where to get stuffed turkey?

We would like to invite you to become a member of InterNations Cotonou. As a member of InterNations, you will have access to an active group of American expats, hailing from Washington D.C., Los Angeles, New York City and all regions of the USA.

Meet fellow Americans at our events in Cotonou

Attend our monthly events and activities for Americans expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Cotonou Expat Guides

  • Moving to Cotonou

    Cotonou has a long and complicated history that results today in a heterogeneous mix of cultures: this created a diverse and welcoming atmosphere that nowadays facilitates the integration of expats. Check out our expat guide for some useful information about moving to Cotonou!
  • Living in Cotonou

    Living in Cotonou is something unique that words can hardly explain: it is a city bursting with music, colorful clothing, great food and an affirming way of life. All the multiple facets of Cotonou make the life in the city an adventurous and rewarding experience. Find out more in our expat guide!
  • Working in Cotonou

    Today the city of Cotonou is a vibrant and lively place with a booming economy and excellent trade connections. Originally a market town, the job market of Cotonou carries the energy and vitality of its history of commerce into the present day. Find out more in our expat guide!

Forum Posts by Americans in Cotonou

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Americans in our Cotonou expat forums.

American Expats in Cotonou Help You With Their Advice

With InterNations, American expats in Cotonou are able to find both the help they need as well as lots of valuable information. The City on the mouth of the "River of Death" offers so much for expats to explore - our community helps you enjoy your stay to the fullest.

  • Look through our Members Network to connect with Cotonou’s American expats.
  • Become active in our Expat Forums in order to find insider tips and suggestions from fellow American expats in Cotonou.
  • Make full use of the Expat Guide for Cotonou to obtain important information on your temporary home abroad.

Mix and Mingle with Americans in Cotonou at Our Events

Our Cotonou community is also lively and welcoming offline. The InterNations Ambassadors host regular get-togethers and a range of expat activities, e.g. a chic dining experience in Cotonou’s trendiest restaurant or a get-away with fellow American expats to discover the baobab-dotted savannas. These activities make it easy for you to get to know other expats from United States of America in your local community and meet Americans in Benin in a comfortable setting. If this sounds interesting to you, simply sign up for membership – we are looking forward to welcoming you among our Americans living in Cotonou!

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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