Where Is Cameroon?


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The country of Cameroon is located in central Africa. Cameroon neighbors Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and Nigeria. The Bight of Biafra borders the western coast of Cameroon.

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Cameroon has a varied geographic makeup, consisting of plains, mountains and plateau. The country covers a total area in excess of 180,000 square miles, making it somewhat greater in size than the state of California, and the 54th largest country in the world, as of 2014. The country's coastline stretches for approximately 250 miles. The capital of Cameroon is Yaounde, but the largest city is Douala, situated along the country's west coast. Cameroon has an estimated population of about 23.1 million people, as of 2014.

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