Cameroon is among Africa's most ethnically and linguistically diverse nations. French and English are both official languages. Cameroon's capital is Yaoundé, but Douala is the country's largest city and economic centre.
Cameroon's economy is dominated by oil and agricultural exports.
Cameroon is a founding member of the African Union. It is also a member of La Francophonie, the Commonwealth of Nations, and the Economic Community of Central African States.
Australia's Ambassador to Cameroon, resident in Abuja, Nigeria, is assisted by an Honorary Consul in Yaoundé. Cameroon's Ambassador to Australia is based in Tokyo, Japan, with an Honorary Consul in Sydney.
Economic and trade information
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Heads of Government
Embassies and consulates
- Australian Consulate in Cameroon (this post is headed by an Honorary Consul)
- The Australian High Commission in Nigeria is responsible for Cameroon