The Margouilla's Advice on Nightstopping in Cameroon

CAMEROON

 

Quickfacts

Capital: Yaoundé (FKYS/NSI)

Head of State: President Paul BIYA (since 6 November 1982)

Population: 18.9 millions (2009)

Major infectious diseases:

     Degree of risk: very high
     Food or waterborne diseases: bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A and E, and typhoid fever
     Vectorborne diseases: malaria (level 3) and yellow fever
     Water contact disease: schistosomiasis
     Respiratory disease: meningococcal meningitis
     Animal contact disease: rabies
     HIV prevalence: 5.1% (2007 est.)

Major beers: Beaufort, Castel, Mützig

Languages: English and French (both official), along with 24 major African language groups

Religions: Christian (40%), Animist (40%) and Muslim

Currency: Central African CFA Franc (XAF) - 655 for a Euro (2010)

Telephone code: +(237)

Electrical plugs: French 220V

 

Main Airports

Yaoundé (FKYS/NSI)

Douala (FKKD/DLA)

Batouri (FKKI/OUR)

Bertoua (FKKO/BTA)

Garoua (FKKR/GOU)

Kribi (FKKB/KBI)

Maroua (FKKL/MVR)

Ngaoundéré (FKKN/NGE)

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