Cameroon, officially the Republic of Cameroon, is a country located in Central and West Africa. It is bordered by Nigeria to the west and Chad to the northeast. To the north lies Lake Chad, and to the south lies the Gulf of Guinea. Cameroon has an area of 475,442 square kilometers and a population of over 24 million people. The official language of Cameroon is French, although English is also spoken in some areas. The capital city is Yaoundé and its largest city is Douala. The official currency is the Central African CFA franc (XAF). Cameroon has a rich cultural heritage with influences from both Europe and Africa. Its traditional music includes makossa, bikutsi, and mangambeu styles as well as traditional instruments such as drums, xylophones, flutes, and balafons. Cameroon has a diverse range of climates due to its varied topography; it ranges from tropical rainforests in the south to semi-arid regions in parts of northern Cameroon. Its economy relies heavily on agriculture with cash crops such as coffee, cocoa beans and oilseed being important exports for the country. Other industries include mining for minerals such as gold and diamonds as well as timber production from its vast forests. Tourism also plays an important role in Cameroon’s economy with national parks such as Waza National Park being popular destinations for visitors from around the world. See 800zipcodes for Cameroon Geography and Population. The major newspapers in Cameroon are mainly published in French and English. The two main newspapers are Le Messager and Cameroon Tribune. Le Messager is an independent daily newspaper that was founded in 1990 and is owned by the French publisher, Imprimeries Réunies. It covers topics such as politics, economics, sports, and culture. Cameroon Tribune is an independent English-language newspaper that was founded in 1961 and focuses on investigative journalism. It covers topics such as human rights violations, corruption, political unrest, and environmental issues. Both newspapers have an online presence with news articles available to read for free. Other major newspapers include La Nouvelle Expression which focuses on politics; Mutations which has a focus on economics; The Post which covers international news; Le Quotidien de l’Economie which focuses on youth issues; and Business Magazine Cameroon which reports on business news. All of these newspapers can be found online for free or for purchase in print or digital form. Check simplyyellowpages for other media in the country of Cameroon.