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Cameroon

CAMEROON

,,SPACE TEDS’ ADVENTURES AROUND EUROPE,,-

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  • Cameroon, officially the Republic of Cameroon (French: République du Cameroun), is a country in the west Central Africa region. It is bordered by Nigeria to the west; Chad to the northeast; the Central African Republic to the east; and Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and the Republic of the Congo to the south. Cameroon's coastline lies on the Bight of Bonny, part of the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean.


  • The country is often referred to as "Africa in miniature" for its geological and cultural diversity. Natural features include beaches, deserts, mountains, rainforests, and savannas. The highest point is Mount Cameroon in the southwest, and the largest cities are Douala, Yaoundé and Garoua. Cameroon is home to over 200 different linguistic groups. The country is well known for its native styles of music, particularly makossa and bikutsi, and for its successful national football team. French and English are the official languages.


  • Capital for its geological and cultural diversity. Natural features include beaches, deserts, mountains, rainforests, and savannas. The highest point is Yaoundé3°52′N 11°31′E

  • Largest cityDouala

  • Official languages: French and English

  • Ethnic groups:

  • 31% Cameroon Highlanders

  • 19% Equatorial Bantu

  • 11% Kirdi

  • 10% Fulani

  • 8% Northwestern Bantu

  • 7% Eastern Nigritic

  • 13% other African

  • <1% non-African

  • Denomyn: Cameroonian


  • Area for its geological and cultural diversity. Natural features include beaches, deserts, mountains, rainforests, and savannas. The highest point is  - Total475,442 km2 (54th)183,569 sq mi - Water (%)0.57

  • Population - July2013 estimate22,534,53 (58th) - 2005 census17,463,836 Density39.7/km2 (167th)102,8/sq mi

  • CurrencyCentral African CFA franc (XAF)


Waza national park
Waza National Park for its geological and cultural diversity. Natural features include beaches, deserts, mountains, rainforests, and savannas. The highest point is


Culture
Culture for its geological and cultural diversity. Natural features include beaches, deserts, mountains, rainforests, and savannas. The highest point is

  • Music and danceare an integral part of Cameroonian ceremonies, festivals, social gatherings, and storytelling.Traditional dances are highly choreographed and separate men and women or forbid participation by one sex altogether.The goals of dances range from pure entertainment to religious devotion.Traditionally, music is transmitted orally. In a typical performance, a chorus of singers echoes a soloist.


Notable people from cameroon
Notable people from Cameroon for its geological and cultural diversity. Natural features include beaches, deserts, mountains, rainforests, and savannas. The highest point is

  • Alfred Aboya, basketball player

  • BeBe Zahara Benet, drag queen

  • Richard Bona, musician

  • Manu Dibango, musician

  • Joel Embiid, University of Kansas basketball player

  • Samuel Eto'o, footballer

  • Marc-Vivien Foé, footballer

  • Wes Madiko, musician

  • Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, basketball player

  • Roger Milla, footballer

  • Thomas Nkono, footballer

  • Yannick Noah, tennis player


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