Cameroon

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PROFILE
  • Area: 475,440 sq. km (183,568 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 24,360,803 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 2.58% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 58.5 years (2016)
  • Languages: 24 major African language groups, English (official), French (official)
  • Religions: Catholic 38.4%, Protestant 26.3%, other Christian 4.5%, Muslim 20.9%, animist 5.6%, other 1%, non-believer 3.2%
  • Formal name: Republic of Cameroon
  • Alternate names: Cameroun, Federal Republic of Cameroon, Federation of the Camerouns, Republic of Cameroon, République du Cameroun, République Fédérale du Cameroun, République Unie du Cameroun, United Republic of Cameroon
  • Government type: presidential republic
  • Leaders: chief of state: President Paul BIYA; head of government: Prime Minister Philemon YANG
  • Capital: Yaoundé
  • Administrative divisions: 10 regions
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $3,100 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: crude oil and petroleum products, lumber, cocoa beans, aluminum, coffee, cotton
  • Imports: machinery, electrical equipment, transport equipment, fuel, food
  • Currency: Central African CFA franc (XAF)
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