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Flag changes:

1900-01-01:

BENIN Province  (Benin City)   -   BENIN

1906-02-16:

BENIN Province  (Benin City)   -   BENIN

1914-01-01:

BENIN Province  (Benin City)   -   BENIN

1953-01-01:

BENIN Province  (Benin City)   -   BENIN

1958-12-12:

BENIN Province  (Benin City)   -   BENIN

1960-10-01:

BENIN Province  (Benin City)   -   BENIN

1963-08-08:

MIDWEST Region  (Benin City)   -   MIDWEST

1964-05-19:

MIDWEST Region  (Benin City)   -   MIDWEST

1967-05-27:

MID-WESTERN State  (Benin City)   -   MID-WESTERN

1967-08-09:

Biafran Military Region of MIDWEST  (Benin City)   -   MIDWEST

1967-09-19:

Republic of BENIN  (Benin City)   -   BENIN

1967-09-21:

MID-WESTERN State  (Benin City)   -   MID-WESTERN

1970-01-12:

MID-WESTERN State  (Benin City)   -   MID-WESTERN

1991-08-27:

EDO State  (Benin City)   -   EDO



































Arms changes:

1900-01-01:

BENIN Province  (Benin City)   -   BENIN

1906-02-16:

BENIN Province  (Benin City)   -   BENIN

1958-12-12:

BENIN Province  (Benin City)   -   BENIN

1960-09-01:

BENIN Province  (Benin City)   -   BENIN

1963-08-08:

MIDWEST Region  (Benin City)   -   MIDWEST

1964-05-19:

MIDWEST Region  (Benin City)   -   MIDWEST

1967-09-19:

Republic of BENIN  (Benin City)   -   BENIN

1967-09-21:

MID-WESTERN State  (Benin City)   -   MID-WESTERN

1976-03-17:

BENDEL State  (Benin City)   -   BENDEL

1978-01-01:

BENDEL State  (Benin City)   -   BENDEL

1991-08-27:

EDO State  (Benin City)   -   EDO




































Sovereignty changes:

1900-01-01:

UNITED KINGDOM

1960-10-01:

NIGERIA +

UNITED KINGDOM +

1963-10-01:

NIGERIA

1967-08-09:

BIAFRA

1967-09-19:

BENIN +

BIAFRA +

1967-09-21:

NIGERIA





































Capital Local Name changes:


1900-01-01:

  Benin City





































Local Name of Country changes:


1900-01-01:

  BENIN

1963-08-08:

  MIDWEST

1967-05-27:

  MID-WESTERN

1967-08-09:

  MIDWEST

1967-09-19:

  BENIN

1967-09-21:

  MID-WESTERN

1976-03-17:

  BENDEL

1991-08-27:

  EDO





































Status changes:


1900-01-01:

BENIN Province

1963-08-08:

MIDWEST Region

1966-05-24:

MIDWEST Province

1966-08-31:

MIDWEST Region

1967-05-27:

MID-WESTERN State

1967-08-09:

Biafran Military Region of MIDWEST

1967-09-19:

Republic of BENIN

1967-09-21:

MID-WESTERN State

1976-03-17:

BENDEL State

1991-08-27:

EDO State





































Ruler changes:

1967-09-19:

Republic of BENIN  (Benin City)   -    Albert Okonkwo
         (Albert Nwazu Okonkwo)

1967-09-21:

MID-WESTERN State  (Benin City)   -   
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