Cameroon

Cameroon is a country in . While not the largest country in Africa, in some ways Cameroon is as large as Africa itself. Western tourism is rare, though most of the country's tourists do come from Europe.
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is the capital of Cameroon, and the country's second most populous city. Photo: Bdx, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is the largest city in Cameroon and its economic capital. Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a geopolitical region in Cameroon administratively divided into three regions: the Far North Region, the North Region, and the Adamawa Region. Photo: Alfred Weidinger, CC BY 2.0.

The Adamawa Region is a constituent region of the Republic of Cameroon. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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The or Southern Cameroon Plateau is the dominant geographical feature of Cameroon. Photo: Z. NGNOGUE, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a region of Cameroon. The northern segment of is called Ambazonia. Photo: KLO.J, CC BY 2.0.

is a region of Cameroon. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Cameroon

Latitude of center
4.9° or 4° 54' north
Longitude of center
12.1° or 12° 6' east
Population
20,500,000
Elevation
720 metres (2362 feet)
Capital
Yaounde
Area
475,440 km² (183,568 miles²)
Currency
Franc (XAF)
Phone code
237
Internet domain
.cm
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424315932
Geo­Names ID
2233387
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Kamirun
  • Adyghe: Камерун
  • Afar: Kamerun
  • Afrikaans: Kameroen
  • Akan: Cameroon
  • Akan: Kamɛrun
  • Albanian: Kamerun
  • Albanian: Kameruni
  • Amharic: ካሜሩን
  • Arabic: Camerun
  • Arabic: الكاميرون
  • Arabic: كاميرون
  • Aragonese: Camerún
  • Armenian: Կամերուն
  • Arpitan: Cameron
  • Asturian: Camerún
  • Avaric: Kameruna
  • Azerbaijani: Kamerun
  • Balinese: Kamerun
  • Bambara: Kamerun
  • Bambara: Kameruni
  • Banjar: Kamerun
  • Bashkir: Камерун
  • Basque: Kamerun
  • Bavarian: Kamerun
  • Belarusian: Камерун
  • Belarusian: Камэрун
  • Bengali: ক্যামেরুন
  • Bhojpuri: कैमरुन
  • Bhojpuri: कैमरून
  • Bishnupriya: ক্যামেরুন
  • Bosnian: Kamerun
  • Breton: Kameroun
  • Bulgarian: Камерун
  • Burmese: ကင်မရွန်း
  • Burmese: ကင်မရွန်းနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Camerun
  • Catalan: República del Camerun
  • Cebuano: Cameroon
  • Cebuano: Kamerun
  • Central Bikol: Kameron
  • Central Kurdish: کامیروون
  • Chavacano: Camerún
  • Chechen: Камерун
  • Cherokee: ᎧᎹᎷᏂ
  • Chinese: Cameroon
  • Chinese: Kāmàilóng
  • Chinese: 喀麥隆
  • Chinese: 喀麦隆
  • Chuvash: Камерун
  • Cornish: Kameroun
  • Crimean Tatar: Kamerun
  • Croatian: Kamerun
  • Czech: Kamerun
  • Danish: Cameroon
  • Danish: Cameroun
  • Dhivehi: ކެމަރޫން
  • Dimli (individual language): Kamerun
  • Dinka: Kameroon
  • Dotyali: क्यामेरून
  • Dutch: CM
  • Dutch: CMR
  • Dutch: Kameroen
  • Eastern Mari: Камерун
  • Egyptian Arabic: الكاميرون
  • English: CAM
  • English: CMR
  • English: Republic of Cameroon
  • English: cm
  • English: 🇨🇲
  • Esperanto: CM
  • Esperanto: Kameruno
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Kameruno
  • Estonian: Kamerun
  • Estonian: Kameruni Vabariik
  • Ewe: Cameroon
  • Ewe: Kamerun
  • Ewe: Kamerun nutome
  • Extremaduran: Camerún
  • Faroese: Kamerun
  • Fiji Hindi: Cameroon
  • Finnish: Kamerun
  • Finnish: Kamerunin tasavalta
  • French: CM
  • French: CMR
  • French: Cameroun
  • French: République du Cameroun
  • French: la République du Cameroun
  • Fulah: Kamerun
  • Fulah: Kameruun
  • Gagauz: Kamerun
  • Galician: Camerún - Cameroun
  • Galician: Camerún
  • Ganda: Cameroon
  • Ganda: Kameruuni
  • Georgian: კამერუნი
  • German: Kamerun
  • Greek: Δημοκρατία του Καμερούν
  • Greek: Καμερούν
  • Guarani: Kamerũ
  • Guianese Creole French: Kamroun
  • Gujarati: કૅમરૂન
  • Gujarati: કેમેરૂન
  • Haitian: Kamewoun
  • Hakka Chinese: Cameroon
  • Hausa: Cameroon
  • Hausa: Kamaru
  • Hausa: Kameru
  • Hebrew: קאמרון
  • Hebrew: קמרון
  • Hindi: कामेरान
  • Hindi: कैमरुन
  • Hindi: कैमरून
  • Hungarian: Kamerun
  • Hungarian: Kameruni Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Kamerún
  • Ido: Kamerun
  • Igbo: Kameroon
  • Iloko: Camerun
  • Iloko: Kamerun
  • Inari Sami: Kamerun
  • Inari Sami: Kamerun täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Kamerun
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Camerun
  • Interlingue: Cameroon
  • Irish: Camarún
  • Italian: Camerun
  • Italian: Repubblica del Camerun
  • Jamaican Creole English: Kamaruun
  • Japanese: カメルーン
  • Japanese: カメルーン共和国
  • Javanese: Kamerun
  • Javanese: Kamérun
  • Kabiyè: Kameruni
  • Kabyle: Kamirun
  • Kalmyk: Камерудин Орн
  • Kannada: ಕ್ಯಾಮರೂನ್
  • Kannada: ಕ್ಯಾಮರೋನ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Kamerun
  • Kazakh: Камерун
  • Khmer: កាមេរូន
  • Kikuyu: Cameroon
  • Kikuyu: Kameruni
  • Kinyarwanda: Kameruni
  • Kirghiz: Камерун
  • Kongo: Kamerun
  • Korean: 카메룬
  • Kotava: Kameruna
  • Kurdish: Kamerûn
  • Kurdish: کامیروون
  • Ladin: Camerun
  • Ladino: Kamerun
  • Lao: Kamerun
  • Lao: ຄາເມລູນ
  • Latin: Cameronia
  • Latin: Cammarunia
  • Latvian: Kamerūna
  • Ligurian: Camerun
  • Limburgan: Kameroen
  • Lingala: Kamerun
  • Lingala: Kamɛrune
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Camerun
  • Literary Chinese: 喀麥隆
  • Lithuanian: Kamerūnas
  • Livvi: Kamerun
  • Lojban: kamerun
  • Lombard: Camerun
  • Low German: Kameroen
  • Low German: Kamerun
  • Lower Sorbian: Kamerun
  • Luba-Katanga: Kamerune
  • Luxembourgish: Kamerun
  • Macedo-Romanian: Camerun
  • Macedonian: Камерун
  • Malagasy: Kamerona
  • Malay: Cameroon
  • Malay: Kamerun
  • Malayalam: കാമറൂണ്‍
  • Malayalam: കാമറൂൺ
  • Maltese: Kamerun
  • Maltese: Repubblika tal-Kamerun
  • Manx: Cameroon
  • Maori: Kamarūna
  • Marathi: कामेरून
  • Marathi: कॅमेरून
  • Mazanderani: کامرون
  • Min Dong Chinese: Cameroon
  • Min Nan Chinese: Cameroon
  • Min Nan Chinese: Cameroun
  • Minangkabau: Kamerun
  • Mingrelian: კამერუნი
  • Mongolian: Камерун
  • Moroccan Arabic: كاميرون
  • N'Ko: ߞߊߡߋߙߎ߲ߣ
  • Nauru: Camerun
  • Nauru: Kamerun
  • Navajo: Táłtłʼááh Chʼosh Daadánígíí Bitooh
  • Nepali: क्यामेरून
  • Newari: क्यामेरून
  • North Ndebele: Khameruni
  • Northern Frisian: Kameruun
  • Northern Luri: کامرون
  • Northern Sami: Kamerun
  • Northern Sami: Kameruna dásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Kamerun dásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Kamerun
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kamerun
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Kamerun
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kamerun
  • Novial: Kamerun
  • Occitan (post 1500): Cameron
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܩܐܡܪܘܢ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Camerun
  • Oriya: କାମେରୁନ
  • Oriya: କାମେରୁନ୍
  • Oromo: Kaameruun
  • Ossetian: Камерун
  • Pali: केमेरून
  • Pampanga: Cameroon
  • Pampanga: Kamerun
  • Panjabi: ਕੈਮਰੂਨ
  • Papiamento: Cameroon
  • Pedi: Cameroon
  • Persian: کامرون
  • Piemontese: Cameron
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Cameroon
  • Polish: Kamerun
  • Pontic: Καμερούν
  • Portuguese: Camarões
  • Portuguese: República dos Camarões
  • Pushto: کامرون
  • Pushto: کېمرون
  • Quechua: Kamirun
  • Romanian: Camerun
  • Romansh: Camerun
  • Rundi: Kameruni
  • Russia Buriat: Камерун
  • Russian: Камерун
  • Russian: Республика Камерун
  • Samoan: Cameroon
  • Samogitian: Kamerūns
  • Sango: Kamerûne
  • Sango: Kamerün
  • Sanskrit: केमेरून
  • Santali: ᱠᱟᱢᱮᱨᱩᱱ
  • Sardinian: Camerùn
  • Saterfriesisch: Kamerun
  • Scots: Cameroon
  • Scottish Gaelic: Camarun
  • Scottish Gaelic: Cameroon
  • Serbian: Kamerun
  • Serbian: Камерун
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kamerun
  • Shan: မိူင်းၶႅမ်းမႃးရုၼ်း
  • Shona: Cameroon
  • Shona: Kameruni
  • Sicilian: Camerun
  • Silesian: Kamerůn
  • Sindhi: ڪيمرون
  • Sinhala: කැමරූන්
  • Skolt Sami: Kameruun
  • Skolt Sami: Kameruun tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Kamerun
  • Slovenian: Kamerun
  • Somali: Kaameruun
  • Somali: Kameroon
  • Somali: Kamiruun
  • South Azerbaijani: کامرون
  • Southern Sotho: Cameroon
  • Spanish: Camerun
  • Spanish: Camerún
  • Spanish: Republica de Camerun
  • Spanish: República de Camerún
  • Sundanese: Kamerun
  • Swahili: Kamerun
  • Swahili: Kameruni
  • Swati: IKhameruni
  • Swedish: Kamerun
  • Swedish: Republiken Kamerun
  • Swiss German: Kamerun
  • Tagalog: Cameroon
  • Tajik: Камерун
  • Tamil: கமரூன்
  • Tamil: கேமரூன்
  • Tatar: Камерун
  • Telugu: కామెరూన్
  • Telugu: కెమరూన్
  • Thai: ประเทศแคเมอรูน
  • Thai: แคเมอรูน
  • Tibetan: ཀ་མེ་རུན།
  • Tibetan: ཁམ་མུ་རོན།
  • Tigrinya: ካሜሩን
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Kemaluni
  • Tosk Albanian: Kamerun
  • Tsonga: Cameroon
  • Tunisian Arabic: الكاميرون
  • Turkish: Kamerun
  • Turkmen: Kamerun
  • Udmurt: Камерун
  • Uighur: كامېرون
  • Uighur: كامېرۇن
  • Ukrainian: Камерун
  • Ukrainian: Республіка Камерун
  • Upper Sorbian: Kamerun
  • Urdu: کیمرون
  • Uzbek: Kamerun
  • Venetian: Camerun
  • Veps: Kamerun
  • Vietnamese: CAM
  • Vietnamese: Ca-mơ-run (Cameroon)
  • Vietnamese: Ca-mơ-run
  • Vietnamese: Cameroon
  • Vietnamese: Cộng hòa Cameroon
  • Vlaams: Kameroen
  • Volapük: Kamerunän
  • Võro: Kamõrun
  • Waray (Philippines): Camerun
  • Welsh: Camerŵn
  • Welsh: Y Camerŵn
  • Western Balochi: کامیرون
  • Western Frisian: Kameroen
  • Western Mari: Камерун
  • Western Panjabi: کیمرون
  • Wolof: Kamerun
  • Wu Chinese: 喀麦隆
  • Yakut: Камерун
  • Yiddish: קאמערון
  • Yoruba: Cameroon
  • Yoruba: Kamẹrúùnù
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Kamerúúnì
  • Yue Chinese: Cameroon
  • Yue Chinese: 喀麥隆
  • Yue Chinese: 喀麦隆
  • Zeeuws: Kammeroen
  • Zhuang: Cameroon
  • Zulu: IKamerooni
  • Zulu: i-Cameroon
  • Cameroun - Cameroon
  • Federal Republic of Cameroon
  • Federation of the Camerouns
  • République Fédérale du Cameroun
  • République Unie du Cameroun
  • United Republic of Cameroon

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