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Benin City ranks 1,608th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Prenzlau, Netherlands, and Värnamo. 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, Nigeria. It is the fourth-largest city in Nigeria according to the 2006 census, after Lagos, Kano, and Ibadan, with a population estimate of about 3,500,000 as of 2022. 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 8 globally memorable people, including Victor Ikpeba, Yakubu, and Julius Aghahowa. 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), basketball players (1), and athletes (1),  while most who died were soccer players (1).