North Region (Cameroon)
Location of North Region within Cameroon
|• Total||66,090 km2 (25,520 sq mi)|
|• Density||37/km2 (96/sq mi)|
The Bénoué National Park protects 1,800 square kilometres. It shelters many large mammal species, including hartebeest, hippos, kob, and waterbuck. The 2,200 square kilometres Bouba Njida National Park is on the Chad border. Cameroon created the park in 1968 to protect the black rhinoceros and Derby eland. Faro National Park is also in the region.
Government[change | change source]
The province is divided into four departments: