Cameroon country trivia

2010-05-13 10:04

Languages

  • Cameroon has over 250 languages and even more dialects
  • Officially, Cameroon is bi-lingual – the two official languages

    are English and French

Agriculture

  • Cameroon has one of the richest sub-soils on the continent
  • Main industries: bauxite, cobalt, gold, diamonds & oil

How the land lies:

  • Coastal, Savannah, tropical forests, Highlands
  • Hunting grounds – Cameroon is a popular game hunting destination

    for South Africans

The People of Cameroon:

  • In the North: Hausa, Peuhl
  • In the South: Beti
  • In the East:
  • In the West: Bamilike, Bamoun

Football Trivia: Soccer superstars
  • Samuel Etoo – man of the moment
  • Veteran: Roger Milla put Cameroon on the map at the World Cup

    1982

Religion:
  • Cameroon is a secular society – all religions exist harmoniously

    side by side

Capital cities:

  • Yaounde – political capital
  • Doala – Economic capital


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