Why did Germany take over Cameroon?
In 1883, the German government asked German merchants their opinion about the development of West African trade; the merchants complained about British and French competition. As a result, Bismarck ordered his local representative, Dr. Gustav Nachtigal, to proceed with the annexation.
Is Cameroon safe to live?
Violent crime, including kidnapping by terrorists and/or kidnapping for ransom, armed robbery, assault, and carjacking are serious concerns in Cameroon, especially in all these regions. Visit our website for Travel to High-Risk Areas.
Are Cameroonians tall?
|Average female height||1.613 m (5 ft 3 ⁄ 2 in)||2003|
|Average male height||1.706 m (5 ft 7 in)||2003|
|Life expectancy at birth > Total population||54.39 years||2011|