Far North Region (Cameroon)
Far North Region
Location of Far North Region within Cameroon
|• Total||34,263 km2 (13,229 sq mi)|
|• Density||120/km2 (300/sq mi)|
The Chari River and Logone River form the border with Chad. Other rivers include Mayo Kébi and Mayo Louti. Lakes include Lake Chad, Lake Fianga, and Maga Lake. Mount Tourou is the highest point, at 1,442 metres. It is in the Mandara Mountains.
Waza National Park is a major tourist attraction. It is 1700 km2. It is home to antelope, chacals, cheetahs, crocodiles, elephants, giraffes, heron, hippos, hyenas, leopards, lions, monkeys, warthogs, and others. Kalamaloué National Park and Mozogo Gokoro National Park are also in the region.
Government[change | change source]
The province is divided into six departments: