Cameroon REPUBLIC OF CAMEROON

International Treaties
Berne Convention
OAPI
Paris Convention
WIPO
WTO

Problems
Crime, kidnappings, gangs, internet-based crime, piracy, conflict
Health care quality is low
Lack of modern tourism facilities
Rural school facilities are poorly equipped
Endemic diseases: dengue fever, filariasis, leishmaniasis, malaria, meningitis, schistosomiasis, and sleeping sickness.

Currency
Central African Franc

Dialing Code
237

Internet Domain
.cm

Cameroon
EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT

Education
Free, state-run or subsidised schools, private and religious facilities
British and French educational systems

Employment Majority
Mostly agruculture

INDUSTRY & TRADE

Main Exports
Oil, cocoa, coffee, cotton

Main Imports
Machinery, transport equipment, fuel, food, electrical equipment

Main Industries
Petroleum production and refining, aluminum production, food processing, light consumer goods, textiles, lumber, ship repair

CULTURE

Languages
English, French

Population
19 million (2011)

Religion
Indigenous beliefs 40%
Christian 40%
Muslim 20%

GEOGRAPHICS & CLIMATE

Capital
Yaounde

Climate
Tropical along coast
Semiarid and hot in north

Neighbouring Countries
Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Nigeria

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