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Cameroon Overview

Cameroon is located in central and western Africa, bordering Nigeria, Chad, the Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and Congo-Brazzaville. Capital: Yaoundé Biggest city: Douala State: republic Language: English, French Religion: indigenous religions, Christianity, Islam Surface: 475 440 km² Population: 21.5 million (2013) Population density: 40 residents per km² Life expectancy: 54 years Illiteracy: 32% […]

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Cameroon Population and Language

Cameroon Population and Language

In Cameroon there are over 250 people groups, who speak about 270 different languages. The population is unevenly distributed over the country; the eastern parts are almost uninhabited. In the south and west, mostly Christian, European-influenced Cameroonians live, while the people in the north are mainly Muslims and animists who have often maintained a traditional […]

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