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Cameroon (GPS: 6 00 N, 12 00 E) located in Central Africa, bordering the Bight of Biafra, between Equatorial Guinea and Nigeria. The country’s area measurements are total: 475,440 sq km; land: 472,710 sq km, water: 2,730 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly larger than California. The total irrigated land is 290 sq km (2012).
One of Cameroon’s important features: Sometimes referred to as the hinge of Africa because of its central location on the continent and its position at the west-south juncture of the Gulf of Guinea. Throughout the country, there are areas of thermal springs and indications of current or prior volcanic activity. Mount Cameroon, the highest mountain in Sub-Saharan West Africa, is an active volcano.