Overview - Cameroon

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Capital:Yaoundé
Area:475,440 km²
Population:17,340,702 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):24 major African language groups, English (official), French (official)
Religion(s):Indigenous beliefs - 40%, Christian - 40%, Muslim - 20%.
Ethnic Group(s):Cameroon Highlanders - 31%, Equatorial Bantu - 19%, Kirdi - 11%, Fulani - 10%, Northwestern Bantu - 8%, Eastern Nigritic - 7%, other African - 13%, non-African - 1%.