Africa cameroon

Published on January 26th, 2014 | by World Flags

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Cameroon

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Republic of CAMEROON

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Area – 475,440 sq km / 183,638 sq ml

Capital РYaound̩

Language – French, English, 163 African languages

Currency – Franc CFA

Population – 15,746,179

Life expectancy – 54 (men), 57 (women)

Literacy rate – 66%

Religions – Roman Catholic 35%, animist 25%, Muslim 22%, Protestant 18%

Physical features – desert in north, mountains in west, dense tropical rainforest in south, active volcano Mt. Cameroon 4,070m / 13,358 ft on the coast

Ethnic distribution – main groups include 31% Cameroon Highlanders, 19% Equatorial Bantu

Exports – cocoa, coffee, bananas, cotton, timber, rubber, ground nuts, gold


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