Cameroon is in the "armpit" of Africa, near Nigeria and Chad, and is slightly larger than California.
The official languages are French and English.
There are 278 living languages in Cameroon, with Bible translation projects in at least 106 of them.
Forty percent of the population is Christian, forty percent has indigenous beliefs, and twenty percent is Muslim.
Seventy percent of the population works in agriculture. Products include coffee, cocoa, cotton, rubber, bananas, oilseed, grains, root starches, livestock, and timber.
Its neighbor Equatorial Guinea is the only Spanish-speaking country in Africa.