Centre Region (Cameroon)

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Centre Region
Location of Centre Province within Cameroon
Location of Centre Province within Cameroon
Coordinates: 4°45′N 12°00′E / 4.750°N 12.000°E / 4.750; 12.000Coordinates: 4°45′N 12°00′E / 4.750°N 12.000°E / 4.750; 12.000
CountryCameroon
CapitalYaoundé
Area
 • Total68,953 km2 (26,623 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 Projection[1])
 • Total4,159,500
 • Density60/km2 (160/sq mi)

The Centre Region is a region in Cameroon. The capital city is Yaoundé, which is also the national capital.

The Sanaga River is the most important river in the region. Other rivers are the Djérem, Lom, and Nyong. The Mfou Reserve protects various bird, monkey, and snake species.

Government[change | change source]

The province is divided into ten departments:

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