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Welcome to the Peace Corps/Cameroon.

 
There are currently 167 Volunteers in Cameroon working in the areas of Agrobusiness, community health, education, and youth development. During their service in Cameroon, Volunteers learn to speak the local languages, including: Pidgin English, Fulfulde and French. More than 4,000 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Cameroon since the program was established in 1962.
 

 

   Cameroon

  • CAPITAL CITY – Yaounde
  • LARGEST CITY – Douala
  • NUMBER OF REGIONS – 10
  • OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S) – 24 major African language groups, English (official), French
  • AREA (KM2) – 475,440 km2
  • POPULATION – 18,879,201 people
  • GDP – US$ 42.76 billion
  • CURRENCY – Central African Franc (XAF)