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Descriptor English: Benin
Descriptor Spanish: Benin
Descriptor Portuguese: Benin
Descriptor French: Bénin
Entry term(s): Dahomey
Republic of Benin
Tree number(s): Z01.058.290.190.200
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001541
Scope note: A country in western Africa, south of NIGER and between TOGO and NIGERIA. Its capital is Porto-Novo.
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
DeCS ID: 1560
Unique ID: D001541
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/12/19
Benin - Preferred
Concept UI M0002311
Scope note A country in western Africa, south of NIGER and between TOGO and NIGERIA. Its capital is Porto-Novo.
Preferred term Benin
Entry term(s) Dahomey
Republic of Benin



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