Cameroon

Coordinates: 5 ° 0700 's. w. 11 ° 5500 "in. d. / 5.116667 ° c. w. 11.916667 ° c. . D (G) (O) (I) 5.116667, 11.916667
motto: «Paix, Travail, Patrie
(. Fr :: Peace, Work, Fatherland)»
Hymn: «Chant de Ralliement»
independence
Date 1 January 1960 (from France)

official languages of French and English (de facto) Capital

Yavnde
largest city Douala

Form of government Presidential republic

President
Prime Minister Paul
Bio
Philemon Yang
Area

• Total •% of water surface
52 th in the world
475,442 km²
1.3

Population • Evaluation (2009) • density

▲ 19.1 million people.
34 pers. / km ²
GDP
• Together (2005)
• per capita
$ 32,350 Mill. (91st) $ 2176

And SP (2007)
▼ 0523 (153rd)

Currency CFA franc (XAF)
Internet domain .cm

Telephone code +237

All times are
+1
Cameroon, the Republic of Cameroon (French:. République du Cameroun) - the state in Africa, the eastern coast of the Gulf of Guinea. . It shares borders with Nigeria, Chad, Central African Republic, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea and the Republic of Congo
is a member of the African Union
Capital -.. Yavnde

Contents 1 History 2 Political system

3 Relations with Belarus
4 Famous people 5
See.
also 6 References 7 Notes
history
first inhabitants of Cameroon were probably the tank - hunter-gatherers also known as Pygmies nomads. From the 1st millennium BC, are sedentary.
Portuguese sailors reached the coast in 1472, they noted the wealth of shrimp in the river Vury and named it Rio dos Camarões (river shrimp), hence the name of the country.
at the end of the XVI century. Dutch ousted the Portuguese, and the beginning of the XVIII century. coast of Cameroon began actively colonizing British, French and Germans, who built trading posts there. Together with Europeans came in Cameroon and Christian missionaries who actively spread Christianity.
State system
Cameroon is a republic. The Constitution in force since 1972. Cameroon is a member of the British Commonwealth, led by Britain
Paul Bio
Head of State -. President, who is also the supreme commander. The President is elected by universal suffrage for a term of 7 years (two terms). The current president, Paul Biya has been president of Cameroon continuously from 6 November 1982 (next presidential elections were held in October 2011, they won again Bio).
Executive power is exercised by the president and the government headed by the Prime Minister.
The legislative power is vested in a unicameral parliament - the National Assembly - 180 deputies. According to the constitutional amendments of 1996, provides for the establishment of the upper house - the Senate composed of 100 members (10 people from each of the 10 provinces), of which 70 senators should be elected by an electoral college, and 30 - appointed by the president. . However, the Senate has not yet formed
ruling party since 1961, is the "Democratic Movement Cameroonian people" - currently has 140 seats in parliament
Cameroon is currently divided into 10 regions (French Régions.).. Regions divided by 58 departments (fr. Départements). Departments are divided into 327 communes (fr. Communes).
relations with Belarus
Diplomatic relations between the government established November 14, 2006 [1].
known personality Jean
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Jeremy Nzhytap
cm. Volcano also
Cameroon
Links
the Wikimedia Commons has media related to Cameroon
Notes
↑ Edward Brewer. Belarus and Cameroon established diplomatic relations // learned. 14 November 2006.

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Dependent areas: Azores · British Indian Ocean Territory · Canary Islands · Madeira · Mayotte · Melilla · · Reunion Island St. Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha · · Ceuta Scattered Islands in the Indian Ocean
States with the controversial status: Sahrawi Arab Democratic Respublika¹ (Western Sahara) · state formations on the territory of Somalia (Awdalland adhan · · · Galmudug Zhubalend · Puntle Amphibious · Somaliland · Sool, Sanaag and Koine · Hyman and Bab)
¹ is a member of the African Union, a large part of the territories occupied by Morocco

African Union
Algeria. | Angola | Botswana | Benin | Burkina Faso | Burundi | Gabon | Gambia | Ghana | Guinea * | Guinea-Bissau | Djibouti | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Egypt | Zambia | Zimbabwe | Cape Verde | Cameroon | Comoros | Kenya | Côte d'Ivoire | Lesotho | Liberia | Libya | Madagascar * | Mozambique | Malawi | Mali | Mauritius | Mauritania * | Namibia | Niger | Nigeria | South Africa | Southern Sudan | Rwanda | Republic of the Congo | Somalia | Sao Tome and Principe | Sadr | Swaziland | Seychelles | Senegal | Sudan | Sierra Leone | Tanzania | Togo * | Tunisia | Uganda | Central African Republic | Chad | Equatorial Guinea | Eritrea | Ethiopia
* Membership suspended

Central African Monetary and Economic Community
Gabon • Cameroon • Republic of Congo, Central African Republic • Chad • • Equatorial Guinea

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members
Antigua and Barbuda Australia • • • Bangladesh Bahamas • Barbados • Botswana • Belize • Brunei • Vanuatu • United Kingdom • Gambia • Ghana • Guyana • Grenada • Dominica • Zambia • India • Cameroon • Canada • • • Cyprus Kenya Kiribati Lesotho • • Mozambique • Malawi • • Malaysia Maldives Malta • • • Mauritius Namibia Nauru • • Nig Jeriah • New Zealand • Pakistan • Papua New Guinea • South Africa • Rwanda • Solomon Islands • Samoa • Swaziland • Seychelles • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines • Saint Kitts and Nevis • St. Lucia • Singapore • Sierra Leone • Tanzania • • Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tuvalu • • • Uganda Fizhy1 • Sri Lanka • Jamaica
Former members
Zimbabwe • Ireland
1 Membership suspended
Francophones
Albania | Andorra | Armenia | Belgium (French Community of Belgium) | Benin | Bulgaria | Burkina Faso | Burundi | Vanuatu | Vietnam | Gabon | Haiti | Gana1 | Guinea | Guinea-Bissau | Greece | Djibouti | Dominica | Egypt | Cape Verde | Cambodia | Cameroon | Canada (New Brunswick, Quebec) | Kipr1 | pantry | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Republic of the Congo | Côte d'Ivoire | Laos | Lebanon | Luxembourg | Mauritius | Mauritania | Madagascar | Macedonia | Mali | Morocco | Moldova | Monaco | Niger | Rwanda | Romania | Sao Tome and Principe | Seychelles | Senegal | St. Lucia | Togo | Tunisia | France (French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Pierre and Miquelon) | Central African Republic | Chad | Switzerland | Equatorial Guinea
Observer States: Austria | Armenia | Hungary | Georgia | Latvia | Lithuania | Mozambique | Poland | Serbia | Slovakia | Slovenia | Thailand | Ukraine | Croatia | Czech
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member Organization of Islamic Cooperation
UAE | Azerbaijan | Albania | Algeria | Oman | Afghanistan | Bangladesh | Bahrain | Benin | Brunei | Burkina Faso | Gabon | Gambia | Guyana | Guinea | Guinea-Bissau | Djibouti | Egypt | Yemen | Jordan | Indonesia | Iraq | Iran | Kazakhstan | Cameroon | pantry | Qatar | Côte d'Ivoire | Kuwait | Kyrgyzstan | Lebanon | Libya | Mozambique | Malaysia | Mali | Maldives | Morocco | Mauritania | Niger | Nigeria | Pakistan | Palestine | Somalia | Saudi Arabia | Senegal | Syria | Sudan | Suriname | Sierra Leone | Tajikistan | Togo | Tunisia | Turkmenistan | Turkey | Uganda | Uzbekistan | Chad
Observer States: Bosnia and Herzegovina | Central African Republic | Russia | Thailand
Muslim organizations and communities - Observers: Moro National Liberation Front | Northern Cyprus
International organizations - observers: Organization for Economic Cooperation | United Nations | African Union | Arab League | NAM

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