- country in WC Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea: formerly a German protectorate, most of the area was under French administration from 1919 until independence in 1960; member of the Commonwealth: 183,568 sq mi (475,440 sq km); cap. Yaoundé
- mountain in W Cameroon: 13,350 ft (4,069 m)
A country of west-central Africa on the Bight of Biafra. Comprising the former French Cameroons and the southern part of British Cameroons, it became independent in 1960. Yaoundé is the capital and Douala the largest city.x
- Country in Central Africa. Official name: Republic of Cameroon.
From Portuguese Rio dos Camarões (“river of prawns”)
Alteration of Cameron.
- Both the fauna and flora of the higher levels present close affinities with those of Mount Elgon, of other mountains of East Africa and of Cameroon Mountain.
- A column of about 600 men cooperated with French forces in the operations in Cameroon and other units aided in the defence of northern Rhodesia.
- GORILLA (or PoNGO), the largest of the man-like apes, and a native of West Africa from the Congo to Cameroon, whence it extends eastwards across the continent to German East Africa.
- Pygmaeus) of Guinea; Hylarnus includes one species from Cameroon and a second from the Semliki forest; while Nesotragus comprises the East African suni antelopes, N.
- Southern or Lower Guinea comprises the coasts of Gabun and Loango (known also as French Congo) and the Portuguese possessions on the south-west coast, and Northern or Upper Guinea stretches from the river Casamance to and inclusive of the Niger delta, Cameroon occupying a middle position.