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Cameroon, on the Gulf of Guinea, is a Central African country of varied terrain and wildlife. Its inland capital, Yaoundé, and its biggest city, the seaport Douala, are transit points to ecotourism sites as well as beach resorts like Kribi – near the Chutes de la Lobé waterfalls, which plunge directly into the sea – and Limbe, where the Limbe Wildlife Centre houses rescued primates. ― Google

Capital: Yaoundé

Dialing code: +237

President: Paul Biya

Population: 26.55 million (2020) World Bank

Currency: Central African CFA franc

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Landslides Affect Cameroonian Capital

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A landslide event occurred on 27 November in Yaounde Capital City (southern Cameroon).

According to media reports, at least 14 people have died in Damas District (outskirts of Yaounde). Search and rescue operations are continuing, as a number of individuals are missing.

Drier conditions are expected over Cameroon on 28-29 November. 

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