Ten fun facts about Cameroon

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Fact 1:
Cameroon is the first African country to reach the quarter-final in soccer world cup.

Fact 2:
The official languages in Cameroon is French, English. They also have other native African languages.

Fact 3:
Cameroon celebrated its first independence day from the France and England on October 1, 1960.


Fact 4:
The religions followed in Cameroon are mostly Christianity and Islam.

Fact 5:
More than 30% of the total population lives at less than $1.25 per day.

Fact 6:
Cameroon is famous for producing coffee, cocoa, cotton, bananas and oilseeds.

Fact 7:
Cameroon has the tallest mountain in West Africa, Mount Cameroon.

Fact 8:
Cameroon is one of the wettest lands on the earth with annual rainfall of about 1028 cm.

Fact 9:
The Cameroon flag has a star and three colours; green for vegetation, red for independence and yellow for sunshine.

Fact 10:
Cameroon is a Portuguese word meaning River of Pawn.

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Short about Cameroon
Is a country located in west Central Africa.


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Population
20,386,799

Sources
CIA The World Factbook



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