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Coordinates: 6°N 12°E / 6°N 12°E / 6; 12

Republic o Cameroon
République du Cameroun (French)
Banner o Cameroon
Coat o airms o Cameroon
Banner Coat o airms
Motto: 
"Paix – Travail – Patrie" (French)
"Peace – Work – Fatherland"
Anthem: 
Ô Cameroun, Berceau de nos Ancêtres  (French)
O Cameroon, Cradle o oor Forefaithers a
Location o Cameroon on the globe.
Location o Cameroon
Capital Yaoundé[1]
3°52′N 11°31′E / 3.867°N 11.517°E / 3.867; 11.517
Lairgest ceety Douala[1]
Offeecial leids French
Inglis
Ethnic groups
Demonym Cameroonian
Govrenment Unitar dominant-pairty presidential republic
• Preses
Paul Biya
Philémon Yang
Legislatur Pairlament
Senate
Naitional Assembly
Unthirldom frae Fraunce
• Declared
1 Januar 1960
• Union wi umwhile
British Cameroons
1 October 1961
Aurie
• Tot
475,442 km2 (183,569 sq mi) (54th)
• Watter (%)
0.57
Population
• Julie 2013 estimate
22,534,532[1] (56t)
• 2005 census
17,463,836[2]
• Density
39.7/km2 (102.8/sq mi) (167t)
GDP (PPP) 2017 estimate
• Total
$81.535 billion[3]
• Per capita
$3,358[3]
GDP (nominal) 2017 estimate
• Total
$29.547 billion[3]
• Per capita
$1,217[3]
Gini (2007) positive decrease 44.6[4]
middlin
HDI (2015) Increase 0.518[5]
law · 153rd
Siller Central African CFA franc (XAF)
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
Drives on the richt
Cawin code +237
Internet TLD .cm
  1. Thir are the teetles as gien in the Constitution o the Republic o Cameroon, Airticle X (English at the Wayback Machine (archived 28 February 2006) an French at the Wayback Machine (archived 28 February 2006) versions). 18 Januar 1996. The French version o the sang is whiles cried Chant de Ralliement, as in Swarovski Orchestra (2004). National Anthems of the World. Koch International Classics; an the Inglis version "O Cameroon, Cradle of Our Forefathers", as in DeLancey an DeLancey 61.

The Republic o Cameroon (French: République du Cameroun) is a kintra o central an wastren Africae. It is bordered bi Nigerie tae the wast; Chad tae the northeast; the Central African Republic tae the east; an Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, an the Republic o the Congo tae the sooth. Cameroon's coastline lies on the Bight o Bonny, pairt o the Gulf o Guinea an the Atlantic Ocean. The kintra is cawed "Africae in miniature" for its geological an cultural diversity. Natural features include beaches, deserts, muntains, rainforests, an savannas. The heichest point is Munt Cameroon in the soothwast, an the lairgest ceeties are Douala, Yaoundé, an Garoua. Cameroon is hame tae ower 200 different linguistic groups. The kintra is well kent for its native styles o muisic, particularly makossa an bikutsi, an for its successful naitional fitbaa team. Inglis an French are the offeecial leids.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Cameroon". World Factbook. CIA. Retrieved 2 November 2016. 
  2. "Rapport de présentation des résultats définitifs" (PDF) (in French). Institut national de la statistique. p. 6. Retrieved 21 Julie 2012. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "Cameroon". International Monetary Fund. 
  4. "Distribution of family income – Gini index". The World Factbook. CIA. Retrieved 1 September 2009. 
  5. "2016 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2016. Retrieved 21 Mairch 2017.