Cameroon


Republic of Cameroon
Capital: Yaounde Nationality: Cameroonian Population: 20,129,878
Currency: XAF Off. Lang: English/French Area: 475,440 sq km
Internet DM: cm GDP: $47.12 bil. Life Exp: 54.71 yrs
Literacy: 67.9% Location: 6 00 N, 12 00 E Calling Code: 237


Cameroon is a central African country, bordered by Chad, Central African Republic to her east, Republic of Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea to her south, Nigeria, Atlantic Ocean to her West. The location is 6 00 N, 12 00 E. French and English are the official languages.







Demographics


Cameroon has a population of 19,294,149,  with a life expectancy of 54.04 years. The ethnic breakdown is
19.6% Fang,18.5% Bamileke and Bamum, Duala, 14.7% Luanda and Basa; 9.6% Fulani; 7.4% Tikar; 5.7% Mandara; 4.9% Maka ;2.4% Chamba;1.3% Mbum ;1.2% Hausa ; 0.2% Fench, 14.5% other (1983). The country is 40% Christian, 40% traditional religion, and 20% Muslim. Cameroon has a literacy rate of 77% for males and 59.8% for female.

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