The country can be divided geographically into four parts from north to south. 1. Low lying sndy coastal plain, 2. Marshy and dotted with with lakes and lagoons, 3. The plateau of southern Benin, 4. Valleys running north to south.
in the north and the north-west of benin the reserve du Wdu Niger and Pendjari national park attract tourists eager to see different animals like elephant, lions, hippos, and monkeys.