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Where is Cameroon Located

by Vishal Kumar

The African country Cameroon is located in the western part of Central African Region. The official name of Cameroon is Republic of Cameroon and its total land area is 475,…


Where is Cameroon Located

The African country Cameroon is located in the western part of Central African Region. The official name of Cameroon is Republic of Cameroon and its total land area is 475, 440 sq. km. It is the fifty fourth largest country of the world. Cameroon is bordered by Republic of Congo, Gabon and Equatorial Guiana to its south, Central African Republic to its east, Chad to its northeast and Nigeria in the west. It has 402 km long coastline in the west on the Bight of Biafra, part of Gulf of Guiana.  The absolute location of Cameroon is 1° and 13°N Latitudes and 8° and 17° E Longitudes. Yaoundé is the capital city of the country and Douala is its largest city.

The diverse culture, vegetation and climate of the African continent can all be experienced in Cameroon, and thus it is also known as “Africa in miniature”. One of the largest and famous African volcano Mount Cameroon lies in this country. Economically in the sub Saharan African region, Cameroon has one of the best primary commodity economies.

Facts About Cameroon
Country Name Cameroon
Continent Africa
Capital Yaounde
Largest city NA
Area 475,442 km2 (183,569 sq mi)
Population 22,534,532 (July 2013 estimate)
Lat Long 3.8667° N, 11.5167° E
Official Language French, English
Calling Code +237
Time Zone WAT (UTC+1) Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+1)
Airport 5- Airports Scheduled Service
Neighbour Countries Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, Central African Republic, Congo
Internet TLD .cm
Currency Central African CFA franc

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