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Orthographic projection of the Republic of Benin.

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Astronism by country

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Astronism by country

A-D
Afghanistan · Albania · Algeria · Andorra · Angola · Antigua and Barbuda · Argentina · Armenia · Australia · Austria · Azerbaijan · The Bahamas · Bahrain · Bangladesh · Barbados · Belarus · Belgium · Belize · Benin · Bhutan · Bolivia · Bosnia and Herzegovina · Botswana · Brazil · Brunei · Bulgaria · Burkina Faso · Burundi · Cape Verde · Cambodia · Cameroon · Canada · Central African Republic · Chad · Chile · China · Colombia · Comoros · Congo, Democratic Republic of the · Congo, Republic of the · Costa Rica · Côte d'Ivoire · Croatia · Cuba · Cyprus · Czech Republic

E-H
Denmark · Djibouti · Dominica · Dominican Republic · East Timor · Ecuador · Egypt · El Salvador · Equatorial Guinea · Eritrea · Estonia · Ethiopia · Fiji · Finland · France · Gabon · The Gambia · Georgia · Germany · Ghana · Greece · Grenada · Guatemala · Guinea · Guinea-Bissau · Guyana · Haiti · Honduras · Hungary

I-L
Iceland · India · Indonesia · Iran · Iraq · Ireland · Israel · Italy · Jamaica · Japan · Jordan · Kazakhstan · Kenya · Kiribati · Korea, North · Korea, South · Kosovo · Kuwait · Kyrgyzstan · Laos · Latvia · Lebanon · Lesotho · Liberia · Libya · Liechtenstein · Lithuania · Luxembourg

M-P
Macedonia · Madagascar · Malawi · Malaysia · Maldives · Mali · Malta · Marshall Islands · Mauritania · Mauritius · Mexico · Micronesia · Moldova · Monaco · Mongolia · Montenegro · Morocco · Mozambique · Myanmar · Namibia · Nauru · Nepal · Netherlands · New Zealand · Nicaragua · Niger · Nigeria · Norway · Oman · Pakistan · Palau · Panama · Papua New Guinea · Paraguay · Peru · Philippines · Poland · Portugal

Q-T
Qatar · Romania · Russia · Rwanda · Saint Kitts and Nevis · Saint Lucia · Saint Vincent and the Grenadines · Samoa · San Marino · São Tomé and Príncipe · Saudi Arabia · Senegal · Serbia · Seychelles · Sierra Leone · Singapore · Slovakia · Slovenia · Solomon Islands · Somalia · South Africa · Spain · Sri Lanka · Sudan · South Sudan · Suriname · Swaziland · Sweden · Switzerland · Syria · Taiwan · Tajikistan · Tanzania · Thailand · Togo · Tonga · Trinidad and Tobago · Tunisia · Turkey · Turkmenistan · Tuvalu

U-Z
Uganda · Ukraine · United Arab Emirates · United Kingdom · United States · Uruguay · Uzbekistan · Vanuatu · Vatican City · Venezuela · Vietnam · Yemen · Zambia · Zimbabwe

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Philosophical demography · Astronic federation

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Astronist terminology
Comparative Astronism
Cultural elements

Astronism in Benin refers to the presence of the Astronist philosophy and religion in the Republic of Benin. The operations of the Astronist Institution in this country are under jurisdiction of the Astronist Superiate of Benin, a national subsidiary of the worldwide Astronist Institution.

The Astronist Superiate of Benin oversees the construction and maintenance of observatories and planetariums throughout its jurisdiction. Benin is split into twelve departments and is set to hod one Grand Observatory in the capital city of Porto Novo.

Other terms

Several terms are used to refer to the presence of Astronism in Benin including:

  • Astro-Beninese philosophy
  • Astro-Beninese religion
  • Astro-Beninese spirituality
  • Beninese astroncy
  • Beninese Astronism
  • Beninese astronomical religion
  • Beninese Cosmism
  • Beninese space religion

History of Astronism in Benin

Astronists are not currently recognised by the government as a valid religious group in Benin which means that they are not granted official protections by the government. However, Benin holds a positive record with religious tolerance, even for religions not officially recognised by the government, which means that Astronists are generally safe to profess their beliefs without fear of repression.

As of 2020, the Omnidoxy has not yet been translated into French, the most widely spoken language in Benin, which has also made it difficult for Beninese people to access Astronist content on digital platforms. Despite, Astronism exists primarily as a digital religion.

Astronist demographics in Benin

Year Number of Astronists Percentage change (%)
2019 1,000 N/A
2020 2,991

See also

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