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Benin City ranks 1,734th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Ascoli Piceno, Waterford, and Veliko Tarnovo. Memorable people born in Benin City include Victor Ikpeba, Julius Aghahowa, and Yakubu. Memorable people who died in Benin City include Stephen Keshi. Benin City has been the birth place of many soccer players and basketball players and the death place of many soccer players. Benin City is located in Nigeria.

Benin City is the capital and largest city of Edo State in southern Nigeria. It is the fourth-largest city in Nigeria after Lagos, Kano and Ibadan, with a total population of 1,782,000 as of 2021. It is situated approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of the Benin River and 320 kilometres (200 mi) by road east of Lagos. Benin City is the centre of Nigeria's rubber industry, and oil production is also a significant industry. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1973 and 1996, Benin City was the birth place of 7 globally memorable people, including Victor Ikpeba, Julius Aghahowa, and Yakubu. Additionaly, 1 globally memorable people have passed away in Benin City including Stephen Keshi.

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Most individuals born in present day Benin City were soccer players (6) and basketball players (1),  while most who died were soccer players (1).