Benin City ranks 1,502nd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Denison, Texas, Ascoli Piceno, and Shamakhi. Memorable people born in Benin City include Victor Ikpeba, Yakubu, and Julius Aghahowa. 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 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 1989, Benin City was the birth place of 5 globally memorable people, including Victor Ikpeba, Yakubu, and Julius Aghahowa. Additionaly, 1 globally memorable people have passed away in Benin City including Stephen Keshi.