STATUS: Organized Work
CHURCHES: 28 Churches
Career Missionaries Terry & Cheryl Riddick
CAMEROON – Country Information
Cameroon has a population of 27,744,989 as of 2020.
475,438 sq km / 183,568 sq mi (larger than California)
The capital city of Yaoundé was founded in 1888 while under a German protectorate.
38% Western Highlander
18% Southern Tropical Forest Peoples
14% Islamic Central Highlanders
12% Coastal Tropical Forest Peoples
38.4% Roman Catholic
4.5% Other Christian
4.2% Other / Nonreligious
There are 24 major African languages/dialects spoke in Cameroon.
Cameroon is a diverse nation with lush rain forests, savanna plains, plateaus, black sand beaches, and volcanos.
Cameroon is a mixed market economy with oil, gas, timber, aluminum, agriculture, mining and the service sector.
Cameroon is home to Mount Cameroon, the second tallest mountain in Africa.
The Germans took control over regions of Cameroon in 1884, but were driven out during World War 1. In World War 1 Cameroon was divided into a British territory and a French territory. In 1960 both territories received independence and in February 1961 the two countries unified and became the Republic of Cameroon.
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