Esperanza University College is located in Benin. Benin, officially the Republic of Benin, is a country in West Africa. It borders Togo to the west, Burkina Faso to the northwest, the Republic of Niger to the northeast, and Nigeria to the east. To the south, it borders the Bay of Benin, part of the Gulf of Guinea.

The country's largest and most important city is Cotonou with a population of 665,000; Cotonou is also the only city located on the coast; Cotonou is also home to the country's only international airport.