Category: Cameroon

The Republic of Cameroon is a country in Central Africa bathed by the Bay of Biafra, in the Atlantic Ocean. The name comes from the Cameroon River, given, in the 1470s, by the Portuguese navigator Fernando Pó, to the estuary that bathes Douala, the largest city in the country, with more than two million residents. Cameroon became a German protectorate (Kamerun) in 1884. It came under French control during the First World War. But a small strip of land, to the north, became British Cameroon. Independence was achieved in 1960. The northern part of British Cameroon stayed with Nigeria. The southern part, with the current Cameroon. Cameroon has 24 million residents (2016). The capital is Yaoundé, with about one million residents.

Cameroon Country Population

Cameroon Population

Cameroon is one of the most culturally, geographically and linguistically diverse countries on the African continent, and...

Airports in Cameroon

Cameroon Airports

As of 2019, there are 22 airports throughout the country of Cameroon according to IATA and ICAO....

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Cameroon Facts

Cameroon, State of Central Africa; 475,000 km², 25.2 million residents (2019).Cameroon borders Nigeria in the northwest, Chad...