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About Benin City

Benin City is the capital and largest city of Edo State, southern Nigeria. In central Kings square, the Benin city National Museum traces the Benin empire and has displays of terracotta sculpture. The Oba's palace is known for bronze plaques that once decorated with the walls, depicting historical events and Life at court. It is the fourth-largest city in Nigeria according to the 2006 census, after Lagos, Kano, and Ibadan. It is situated approximately 25 mi north of the Benin River and 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.

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