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Geography Statistics of Cameroon

Cameroon's Information

Flag of Cameroon
Land Area 472,710 km2
Water Area 2,730 km2
Total Area 475,440km2 (#53)
Population 24,360,803 (#53)
Population Density 51.53/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $77.24 Billion
GDP Per Capita $3,300
Currency Franc (XAF)
Largest Cities
  • Coastline: 249 miles (402 km)
  • Land Area:
    ( land) 182,513 sq miles (472,710 sq km)
    ( water) 1,054 sq miles (2,730 sq km)
    ( TOTAL) 183,567 sq miles (475,440 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 10 provinces in Cameroon. They are Adamaoua, Centre, Est, Extreme-Nord, Littoral, Nord, Nord-Ouest, Ouest, Sud and Sud-Ouest.
  • Horizontal Width: 327.61 miles (527.23 km) from Mumba east to Bertoua
  • Vertical Length: 591.35 miles (951.69 km) from Maroua south to Ambam

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (7) Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Nigeria
  • Geographic Center: About 162.18 miles (261 km) east of Bafoussam
  • Highest Point: Mt Cameroon 13,353 ft. (4,070 m)
  • Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
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