Phone numbers have eight digits. Landline numbers start with 21, mobile numbers with 9 or 6.
Depending on which mobile network you use at home, your phone may or may not work while in Benin – ask your mobile network provider. However, local mobile phone coverage is excellent and fairly cheap. Local networks include Moov and MTN. You can buy a local SIM card (CFA1500). Top-up vouchers are readily available.