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Cameroon - Physical geography

Area : 475 500 Km2
Water : 1.3 %
Lands under cultivation : 15 %
Wild pasture lands : 4 %
Forests : 50 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Atlantic Ocean)
Max. Height : 4070 m (Mt Cameroon)


Cameroon - Climate
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Rainfall (mm) in Yaounde
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Cameroon - People
Nationality : Cameroonian
Main language(s) : French (75%), English (25%)

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Population (2005) : 16 330 000 people
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Density : 34 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 4.77 children / woman
Life expectancy : 46 years
Urban population : 52 %

Main cities :
1 500 000 people Douala
1 200 000 people Yaounde (capital)
800 000 people Nkongsamba
315 000 people Garoua
272 000 people Bamenda
240 000 people Maroua
218 000 people Bafoussam
168 000 people Ngaoundere


Cameroon - Economy
Currency : Franc CFA (XAF) = 100 Centimes
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 656 Francs CFA (XAF)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 9 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 551 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 16.48 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 1009 dollars


Cameroon - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2003) :
- Cocoa (6)
- Bananas (15)
- Millet (17)
- Coffee (18)
- Cotton (22)
- Wood
- Oxen
- Oil


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