Cotonou is the economic hub of Benin and is the country’s largest urban center. Its industries include brewing, Textile production and palm oil processing. The country’s president and most government ministers reside in Cotonou.
Home to many diplomatic service and the largest population in the country Cotonou is the de facto capital of Benin, although not the official one, its location at the crossroads between numerous neighboring countries makes it a commercial hub instrumental in opening trade to African interior. From Cotonou travelers may depart from tours of the outlying regions. Some of the amazing places in Cotonou include; étoile rouge, palais des congrès Cotonou and many others .
Cotonou is very safe, the tightened security system ensures that all the residents of Cotonou and Benin Republic as a whole are safe at all times.