Where is Cameroon?

Cameroon is located in the Northern Africa region at latitude 7.369722 and longitude 12.354722 and is part of the African continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 7° 22' 11.00'' N
  • 12° 21' 17.00'' E

You can see the location of Cameroon on the world map below:

Cameroon Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Cameroon (CM) are:

  1. Central African Republic (CF)
  2. Chad (TD)
  3. Congo (CG)
  4. Equatorial Guinea (GQ)
  5. Gabon (GA)
  6. Nigeria (NG)

Maritime Borders

Cameroon bordres with the Gulf of Guinea.

Cameroon Related Content

Cameroon Key Facts

CountryCameroon
CoordinatesLatitude: 7.369722
Longitude: 12.354722
Country CodesAlpha 2: CM
Alpha 3: CMR
Country Flag Emoji🇨🇲
Int. Phone Prefix+237
Capital cityYaoundé
Continent
Subcontinent
Africa
Northern Africa
Country Area475,440 sq km
Population 202127,224,262
World Rank: 52
Median Age17.5
Life expectancy60.3
Major languages24 major African language groups, English (official), French (official)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+01:00
Internet TLD.cm
Biggest AirportMD-Douala International Airport (DLA)
Average temperature24.60 °C
76.28 °F
Administrative Divisions10 regions
Political systemPresidential representative democratic republic

Cameroon Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupLower middle income
World Bank RegionSub-Saharan Africa
CurrencyCFA Franc (XAF)
GDP in 2020$40.8 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 90
GDP per capita in 2020$1,537
World Rank: 154
Major Industries / Economic SectorsAgriculture, oil and gas, manufacturing, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesChina, France, United States, India, Belgium
Top 5 Export CountriesChina, Netherlands, France, United States, India

Biggest Cities in Cameroon

Here are the largest cities in Cameroon based on 2021 population data:

City Population
Douala 2,446,945
Yaounde 2,440,462
Maroua 319,941
Bafoussam 290,768
Bamenda 269,530
Garoua 235,996
Limbe 212,474
Ngaoundere 189,800
Kumba 144,268
Buea 131,325

Map of Cameroon with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Northern Africa Region