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Cameroon is a country in central Africa, the Gulf of Guinea.

Capital : Yaounde
Language :  French, English
Currency :  CFA franc
Population : 22 709 892
Area : 475 442 km2

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Cameroon facts

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1. In 1986, carbon dioxide began to escape from the Nyos volcanic lake. which resulted in lethal poisoning of over 1,700 people and 3,500 animals.

2. The top-level national domain is .cm . There are over 30,500 websites with this extension.

3. The most popular pages with the extension .cm are google.cm, get.cm and d8.cm.

4. In this country there are more than 51 350 km of paved roads (0.08% of all roads in the world).

5. The country has 33 airports, 11 of the paved surface.

6. In this country there are more than 1 245 km of railway tracks.

7. Full name of the country – Republic of Cameroon.

8. Political system – republic.

9. Cameroon is famous for the production of coffee, cocoa, cotton, bananas and oilseeds.


Geography in Cameroon

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1. The country is 1.5 times larger than Poland.

2. The highest peak is Cameroon, 4095 m above sea level.

3. Cameroon borders with such countries as: Central African Republic 797 km, Chad 1,094 km, Congo 523 km, Equatorial Guinea 189 km, Gabon 298 km, Nigeria 1,690 km.

4. The longest river is Sanaga, 918 km.

5. There are 96,000 km2 of agricultural land in Cameroon (20% of the country).

6. The highest located city in the country is Ndu.

7. 208050 km2 of the country is covered by forests (44%)

8. On August 21, 1986, as a result of volcanic carbon dioxide escaping from the lake, 1700 people died within 24 hours living in a radius of 20 km.

73. The nearest capital in a straight line from Yaoundé is Malabo (Equatorial Guinea) – 304 km.

74. The furthest capital in a straight line from Yaoundé is Apia (Samoa) – 18849 km.


Finance in Cameroon

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1. The minimum wage is CFA 36 270 francs per month (data from 2014).

2. The amount of income tax in Cameroon is 38.5%.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 33% (2018).

4. The tax on goods and services is 19.25% (2018).

5. The level of inflation in 2018 is 0.8%.

6. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 34,401,000,000 (PLN 147 236 280 000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 34,800,000,000 (PLN 148,944,000,000).

7. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 was 19.9% ​​ of GDP, which is about: $ 6 845 799 000 (PLN 29 300 019 720),
2018 year was 35.7 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 12 423 600 000 (PLN 53 173 008 000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 532 (PLN 2,278).

8. At the beginning of 2015 , foreign debt was around: $ 5,784,000,000 .

9. The country has over $3,503,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.029% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).


Law in Cameroon

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1. Built-up speed allowed 60 km / h.

2. Outside the built-up area, the permitted speed is 100 km / h.

3. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.8 per mille.

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 33% (2018).

5. The tax on goods and services is 19.25% (2018).

6. In this country you can vote from the age of 20.

7. In Cameroon, adulthood is reached at the age of 21.

8. In this country, women can get married at the age of 15, and men aged 18.

9. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 37 days.

10. The last death penalty was completed in 1997.


Education in Cameroon

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 6 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 64.

4. In this country there are 25% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 5 836 000 people).


Work in Cameroon

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1. The minimum wage is CFA 36 270 francs per month (data from 2014).

2. The amount of income tax in Cameroon is 38.5%.

3. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 4.2% .

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 33% (2018).

5. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 37 days.

6. The work week is 40 hours.


Best in Cameroon

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1. The most deadly disease in this country is HIV / AIDS.

2. The highest peak is Cameroon, 4095 m above sea level.

3. The longest river is Sanaga, 918 km.

4. The highest located city in the country is Ndu.

5. The lowest temperature: -0.7 °C was measured at Benoue River.

6. The highest temperature: 47.7 °C was measured in Kousséri.


Army in Cameroon

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1. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 96 place,
2018 > year – 109 place.

2. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – 14,000 professional and 10,000 reservists,
2018 year – 15,000 professional and 10 000 reservists.

3. Number of equipment:
2014 year – 0 tanks, 100 > armored vehicles, 30 jet aircraft and 9 helicopters,
2018 year – 0 tanks, 100 armored vehicles, 30 jet aircraft and 17 helicopters.

4. Expenses for the army:
2014 year – $ 370,000,000 (PLN 1,583,600,000),
2018 year – $ 370,000,000 (PLN 1,583,600,000).

5. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 there were about 37 ships, in 2018 it was about < strong style = "color: green;"> 36 ships.


Society in Cameroon

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1. In Cameroon, an average person consumes about 8.4 liters of pure alcohol a year.

2. The most beer is drunk – 64%, then wine – 22%, spirit – 13.8%, and other alcoholic beverages – 0.2%.

3. In 2013, 1,063 people lost their lives as a result of road accidents.

4. 23% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 5,370,000 people).

5. 54% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

6. The average IQ level is 64.

7. In this country, women having their first child on average 19.7 years old.

8. On average, a woman gives birth to 4.8 children.

9. In this country, over 2 611 000 (2015) 6 128 422 (2018) people have access to internet (around 26% of the population).

10. About 1,400,000 (2015) 2,700,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

11. The population density is 38 people / km2.

12. The main religion is Catholicism, 38.4%.

14. The average age people living in this country is 18.4 years old.

15. In this country there are around:
10 235 000 people (42.78%) in the age range 0-14 years.
12,936,000 people (54.07%) in the age range 15-64 years.
753 600 people (3.15%) over 65 years old.

16. In this country, about 865 000 children are born each year (3.6% of the population), and about 242,000 people die (1.0% of the population).

17. 28 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

18. 51% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

19. Over 30% of the total population lives on less than $2 a day.

20. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 8 cigarettes a month.

21. The average life expectancy in this country is 50 years (women – 50.9 years and men – 49 years).


Symbols of Cameroon

1. Motto of the country – “Peace, Work, Fatherland”.


Sport in Cameroon

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1. Cameroon is the first African country to reach the quarterfinals in the World Cup.


History of Cameroon

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1. Left-hand traffic was in force until 1961.

2. Independence from France and Great Britain was obtained on January 1, 1960.

3. The country joined the UN on September 20, 1960.


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What is the highest peak in Cameroon?

The highest peak in Cameroon is Cameroon (4095 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Cameroon?

The largest river in Cameroon is Sanaga, 918 km.

answer: Marta


Which Cameroon has national colors?

National colors: green, red and yellow.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Cameroon?

Cameroon borders with such countries as: Central African Republic 797 km, Chad 1 094 km, Congo 523 km, Equatorial Guinea 189 km, Gabon 298 km, Nigeria 1,690 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 18.4 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is CFA 36 270 francs per month (data from 2014).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Cameroon?

The population density is 51 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

Motto of the country – “Peace, Work, Fatherland”.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 47.7 ° C was measured in Kousséri.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -0.7 ° C was measured at Benoue River.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 21.

answer: Marta