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Template:Country data Benin is an internal data container not intended to be transcluded directly. It is used indirectly by templates such as Flag, Flag icon, and others.

Flag of Benin.svg

Standard parameters

Parameter nameValueMeaning
alias Benin Main article name (Benin)
flag alias Flag of Benin.svg Image name (File:Flag of Benin.svg, shown on right)

Flag variants

LabelFlag image (40px)Image name
1975Flag of Benin (1975–1990).svgFlag of Benin (1975-1990).svg

Redirect aliases

This template can also be used via an alias name (implemented as a redirect to this template):
Alias name{{flag|alias}} output{{flagcountry|alias}} output
BEN (view) BEN Benin

See What links here for a full list of redirects.

Example usage

  • {{Flag|Benin}} Benin
  • {{Flag icon|Benin}}Benin

Using a flag variant

  • {{Flag|Benin|1975}} Benin
  • {{Flag icon|Benin|1975}}Benin

Using a redirect alias

  • {{Flag icon|BEN}}Benin
  • {{Flag country|BEN}} Benin
  • {{Flag|BEN}} BEN

Related templates

Please see the following related country_data templates:


This is the TemplateData documentation for this template used by VisualEditor and other tools.

TemplateData for Country data Benin

This template should not be used directly. It is used indirectly by flag templates such as Template:Flag and Template:Flagicon. See Category:Flag template system for a full list of flag templates.

Template parameters

No parameters specified