South Region (Cameroon)

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South Region
Location of South Region within Cameroon
Location of South Region within Cameroon
Coordinates: 2°30′N 11°45′E / 2.500°N 11.750°E / 2.500; 11.750Coordinates: 2°30′N 11°45′E / 2.500°N 11.750°E / 2.500; 11.750
CountryCameroon
CapitalEbolowa
Area
 • Total47,191 km2 (18,221 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total749,552
 • Density16/km2 (41/sq mi)

The South Region is a region in Cameroon. The capital city is Ebolowa.

Rivers include the Nyong, Ntem, and Dja. The Dja Faunal Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is in the region. There is also the Campo Reserve and Mangame Gorilla Sanctuary.

Government[change | change source]

There are 4 departments: