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Doing business in Cameroon

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Cameroon Doing Business Guides

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Cameroon is situated on the West coast of Africa. It is a country that is becoming increasingly urbanized. Cameroon is the largest and most diversified economy within the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC), with a population of more than 21 million inhabitants.

Cameroon occupies a surface area of 475 440 sq km (land 472 710 sq km & water 2 730 sq km). With a population density of 41.5 per square km. Its unique and enviable geographical location greatly facilitates her easy access to major markets around the sub-region like Nigeria (with the largest market in the region) Chad, Gabon etc.

The political capital of Cameroon is Yaounde and the economic capital is Douala which is the largest city and the industrial center of the country. The percentages of the major religions are listed as follows; Indigenous 40%, Christians 40% and Muslims 20%.