Republic Of Cameroon
Capital city: Yaounde (International Airport)
Area: 475442 square km
National day: 20th May (anniversary of 1972 constitutional reform).
Independence: 1 January 1960, Former French trusteeship territory. Union with southern part of British Cameroon's 1 October 1961
Population: 15.5 million as at the year2000
Leader: Paul Biya born 1933. President since 1982.
Languages: French and English (both official), Fang, Bamilieke, Fulani.
Currency: CFA francs