Embassy of Cameroon in China
Embassy of the Republic of Cameroon in Beijing
Ambassador: H.E. Mr. Martin Mpana
Chancery: No.7, Dong Wu Jie, San Li Tun, Chaoyang District
Postal Code: 100600
Tel. (+86)10 6532 1828, 6532 2344, 6532 1263
Fax: (+86)10 6532 1761
Landmark Building: National Agriculture Exhibition Center, The Great Wall Sheraton Hotel, Beijing, Sanlitun Embassy areas
Transportation: Bus No. 300, 302, 402, 405, 416, 421, 499, 503, 516, 671, 675, 683, 701, 731, 909, 974 to Liangma Qiao.
Name: The Republic of Cameroon, La République du Cameroun
People: At the end of 2006, the population of The Republic of Cameroon reached 18.2 million with an annual increase of 2.6 percent. The country consists of over 200 races.
Language: The official languages are French and English. Besides, there are other 200 minority languages without written words.
Religion: People living in the coastal areas and the south of the country embrace Catholicism and Protestantism, occupying forty percent of the total population. People residing in the hinterland and outlying areas believe in Fetishism, accounting for forty percent. While the other twenty percent of the people regard Islam as their belief.
Geography: It is situated in the midwest of Africa, and the neighboring countries are Nigeria, Chad, Central African Republic, Congo and Gabon. The country covers an area of 475,650 square kilometers (183, 650 square miles) with a coastline of 360 kilometers (224 miles).
Capital: Yaounde. The capital has a population of about 1.345 million at the end of 2006.
Important Festival: National Day Holiday: May 20; Independence Day: January 01; Unification Day: October 01
Climate: The western coastal areas and the south of the country have equatorial rainforest climate; while the north part gets tropical savanna climate.
Tourism: The country is rich in tourism resource. In 2004, there were 866 hotels of different range, including 98 star-rating hotels and 10 foreign-capital hotels. There were 381 tourist attractions throughout the country, among which, three famous natural zoos are in the list.
Relationship with China: Since the establishment of the diplomatic relations in 1971, the relation between Cameroon and China has been progressing smoothly.
Please contact China Embassy in Cameroon if Cameroonians will go to China.