Living in Cotonou as an expatriate

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Largest city of Benin, Cotonou is also the one attracting the largest number of expatriates. It indeed offers a pleasant way of life to the ones wishing to settle here to live and work.

Economic center of the country, it is the destination where expats are more likely to find job opportunities as well as more housing units, enabling them to enjoy a favorable environment to start a new life.


Find your dream job and take your career to an international level. Apply to the vacancies available.


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Angelica is originally from Verbania, Italy. It's been nearly ten years since she moved to the UK, hungry for independence and new experiences. She has also spent a year in Germany for her studies before going back to the UK and is currently in the process of obtaining British citizenship. She talks to us about living in London as an ...

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Buy, sell and find all you need: deals, furniture, cars, household appliances and many more.

Video projector

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Black polo

9000 Fr

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Recommended services

Try it, recommend it! Share your opinion and get in touch with professionals and services tested and approved by expats.

Centre international de Formation en Esthétique et Coiffure (CIFEC)
09 Bp 205, Gbegamey, Rue 608, 4eme Vons à droite en l'ENEAM pour la place Bulgarie, Cotonou


Africa Brokers' Company
Carrefour "16 ampoules" ,Gbèdjromede 03BP2070, Rue 522, Cotonou

Life insurance

Destination Canada
Quartier Scoa Gbeto, Lot 600, dans la 2ème rue à droite en quittant le carrefour caboma pour l'église Saint Michel, Cotonou

Immigration agencies