Cameroon (/ ˌ k æ m ə ˈ r uː n / , French: Cameroun), officially the Republic of Cameroon (French: République du Cameroun), is a country in Central Africa. It is bordered by Nigeria to the west and north; Chad to the northeast; the Central African Republic to the east; and Equatorial Guinea , Gabon and the Republic of the Congo to the south.
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Beginning on July 5, 1884, all of present-day Cameroon and parts of several of its neighbours became a German colony, Kamerun, with a capital first at Buea and later at Yaoundé. Germany was particularly interested in Cameroon's agricultural potential and entrusted large firms with the task of exploiting and exporting it.
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.
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Mount Cameroon is an active volcano in the South West region of Cameroon next to the city of Buea near the Gulf of Guinea.Mount Cameroon is also known as Cameroon Mountain or Fako (the name of the higher of its two peaks) or by its indigenous name Mongo ma Ndemi ("Mountain of Greatness").
The Centre Region (French: Région du Centre) occupies 69,000 km² of the central plains of the Republic of Cameroon. It is bordered to the north by the Adamawa Region, to the south by the South Region, to the east by the East Region, and to the West by the Littoral and West Regions. It is the second largest of Cameroon's regions in land area.
- 68,953 km² (26,623 sq mi)
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The urbanization of Cameroon has had a major influence on the country's music. Migration to the city of Yaoundé, for example, was a major cause for the popularization of bikutsi music. During the 1950s, bars sprang up across the city to accommodate the influx of new inhabitants and soon became a symbol for Cameroonian identity in the face of ...
Kamerun was an African colony of the German Empire from 1884 to 1916 in the region of today's Republic of Cameroon. Kamerun also included northern parts of Gabon and the Congo with western parts of the Central African Republic , southwestern parts of Chad and far eastern parts of Nigeria .
Yaoundé (UK: / j ɑː ˈ ʊ n d eɪ,-ˈ uː n-/; US: / ˌ j ɑː ʊ n ˈ d eɪ /, French pronunciation: ) is the capital of Cameroon and, with a population of more than 2.8 million, the second-largest city in the country after the port city Douala.