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The Republic of Cameroon is divided into ten provinces:

Province French Capital Population¹ Area² Density³
1 Adamawa Adamaoua Ngaoundéré 495,185 63,691 8
2 Centre Centre Yaoundé 1,651,600 68,926 24
3 East Est Bertoua 517,198 109,011 5
4 Far North Extrême-Nord Maroua 1,855,695 34,246 54
5 Littoral Littoral Douala 1,352,833 20,239 67
6 North Nord Garoua 832,165 65,576 13
7 Northwest Nord-Ouest Bamenda 1,237,348 17,812 69
8 South Sud Ebolowa 373,798 47,110 8
9 Southwest Sud-Ouest Buea 838,042 24,571 34
10 West Ouest Bafoussam 1,339,791 13,872 97

Notes: ¹ as of 1987 — ² km² — ³ per km²

Most of these provinces were designated in the 1960s alongside Centre-South Province (split into Centre and South in 1983). At the same time, Adamawa and Far North Provinces were split from North Province.

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fr:Subdivisions du Cameroun ja:カメルーンの州 pl:Podział administracyjny Kamerunu pt:Subdivisões dos Camarões

Provinces of Cameroon

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