Map showing the location of Benin.
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Mawu is the supreme god of the Fon people of Abomey (Republic of Benin). Mawu , the
Moon, brings cooler temperatures to the African world.
She is seen as an old mother
who lives in the West. Mawu has a partner called Liza. Together they created the universe with the help of their son, Gu and the serpent, Da.
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