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Yaoundé
Green, Red and Yellow (one yellow star in the middle of red colour )
475 440 km
  Coastal : Guinea gulf of Atlantic Ocean
Western : mountainous and luxurious grass field
Northern : Savannah, Mandarah Mountains
Executive President, head of State
    Prime Minister appointed by the President.
Various Ministers
 
Multiparty system : more than 100 parties leaded by few major parties.
10 Regions headed by governors.
North : Chad / 1094 km
South East : Congo / 525 km
West : Nigeria / 1694 km
South : Gabon / 295 km
South West : Equatorial Guinea / 200 km
East : Central African Republic / 800 km
23 000 000 inhabitants
About 200 tribes making up the approx 130 ethnic group that speak 80
Different dialects.
Major Cities Population Distance by road
from Douala (KM)
Douala 3 600 000 0
Yaounde 3 400 000 240
Garoua 840 000 1 241
Maroua 750 000 1 453
Bafoussam 925 000 266
Bamenda 800 000 346
Ngaoundere 700 000 945
Several countries have consulates in Douala.
French (65%) and English (35%)
Animism, Christianism, Muslim
  Douala - Yaoundé = 264 km
Yaoundé - Ngaoundere = 620 km
 
A/C 50 hertz : 220/230 volts
(International Dialing Code :+ 237 XX 9 Digits)
  1 CDMA mobile : CAMTEL
3 mobile operators GSM: Orange, MTN and Nextel
 
Metric System
  The CFA franc in bills of 10 000 / 5 000 / 2 000 / 1 000 /500 CFA
and coins of 500 / 100 / 50 / 25 / 10 / 5 CFA
     
Fix Exchange rate 1 Euro = 655.957 CFA
  1 USD = 610 CFA (24-11-2015)
Pounds or others currency as per daily bank rate.
2 working days necessary to obtain important amount of foreign currency from the bank : Euro or USD. Exportation however is regulated. Important amount should be declared
Afriland First Bank - Atlantic Bank - BGFI Bank - BICEC - CBC - Citi bank - Ecobank - SCBCL - SGBC - Standard Chartered - UBA
and numerous Microfinance Structures named Cooperative.
Most of the bank deliver and cash traveller's cheques.
Valid passport and entry visa required. Visa can be arranged on arrival for crew holding valid seamen book. An international health
certificate verifying yellow fever vaccination is required.
GMT + 1
1 Shift from 07h30 to 15h30 or
  2 shifts 07h30 - 12h00 and 14h30 - 18h00
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