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Interesting Facts about Cameroon

Cameroon Interesting Facts

Cameroon, officially the Republic of Cameroon, is a country in Africa. Here are some interesting facts about Cameroon:

  • The national flag of Cameroon was adopted in its current form on May 20, 1975, after Cameroon became a unitary state and the coat of arms of Cameroon was adopted in 1998.
  • Cameroon is considered the wettest place in the world.
  • In Cameroon, people speak 230 different languages, including French and English.
  • One of the three waterfalls in Africa that flows into the sea is located in Cameroon.
  • Geographically and culturally, Cameroon is highly diverse.
  • The tallest mountain in central and sub-Saharan Africa is located in Cameroon.
  • Rare plants and animals are plentiful in Cameroon.
  • Both locals and visitors love Waza National Park.
  • Cameroon has a common dry border with Chad, Nigeria, the Central African Republic, and Equatorial Guinea.
  • Mount Cameroon is the highest point in Cameroon.
  • Douala is the biggest city in Cameroon.
  • Since obtaining its independence, Cameroon has only had two presidents.
  • In Cameroon, Christianity is the most common religion.
  • Some of the world's most fertile land may be found in Cameroon.
  • Cameroon has the world's largest frog.
  • Soccer is the most popular sport in Cameroon.
  • The national animal of Cameroon is the lion.
  • The Dja Reserve is one of Africa's largest and best-protected rainforests, and it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Cameroon also has large reserves of natural gas.
  • After reaching the coast in the 15th century, Portuguese explorers gave the region the name "Rio dos Camares".
  • Coffee, cotton, bananas, oilseeds, and cocoa are all popular exports from Cameroon.
  • Cameroon is a country located in Central Africa. It shares borders with Nigeria, Chad, Central African Republic, Republic of Congo, Gabon, and Equatorial Guinea.

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