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Petrol is sold by the (mainly liquor) bottle in Bénin. There are thousands of these shops in the capital Cotonou, where motorbikes can refuel. It is said that the petrol is illegally imported by sea from Nigeria. Cotonou is one of the most polluted cities in West Africa because of the tens of thousands of motorbikes.

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Petrol is sold by the (mainly liquor) bottle in Bénin. There are thousands of these shops in the capital Cotonou, where motorbikes can refuel. It is said that the petrol is illegally imported by sea from Nigeria. Cotonou is one of the most polluted cities in West Africa because of the tens of thousands of motorbikes.

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