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Business in Garoua, Cameroon

Trade in Garoua (Bénoué): Northern region of Cameroon, cotton, corridors

Garoua (Garua) is the capital of the Northern region of Cameroon (Central Africa)

  1. Population of Garoua: 600,000 inhabitants (the fourth largest Cameroonian city)
  2. Cotton is the main economic activity of Garoua
  3. The headquarters of the Industrial Cotton of Cameroon (CICAM) and the Development Company of Cotton of Cameroon (Sodecoton) are in Garoua
  4. Significant peanuts production in Garoua
  5. Garoua is located in the industrial centre of the Greater North of Cameroon
  6. Goods produced in Garoua include beer and soft drinks, soap, cotton products, textiles, cottonseed oil, construction materials, processed foods and footwear.
  7. Handicrafts are an important industry for many northerners.
  8. The main languages in Garoua are Fulfulde and French.
  9. The main religion in Garoua is Islam.

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Study in Garoua

  1. Elevation of Garoua: 259 metres
  2. Cameroonian Region: North (capital)
  3. Cameroonian Department: Bénoué
  4. The first President of Cameroon, Ahmadou Ahidjo, was born in Garoua
  5. XIV century: foundation of Garoua by Fula (Senegal)

Northern Region of Cameroon

  1. The capital of the Northern region of Cameroon is Garoua
  2. Population of the Northern region of Cameroon: 1.7 million inhabitants
  3. The main ethnicities of the North of Cameroon are Bororo, Fula and Hausa
  4. The main religion in the North of Cameroon is Islam
  5. Main economic activities: raising cattle and agriculture
  6. The main languages of the North of Cameroon are Fula and French.

Cameroonian contiguous region: North Extreme

Borders of the Northern region of Cameroon with:

  1. Nigeria: Adamawa
  2. Chad: Mayo-Kebbi West, Mayo-Kebbi East, West Logone, Logone Eastern
  3. Central African Republic: Ouham-Pendé

Departments of the Northern region of Cameroon (capital):

  1. Bénoué (Garoua)
  2. Faro (Poli)
  3. Mayo-Louti (Guider)
  4. Mayo-Rey (Tcholliré)

Bénoué Department (Cameroon)

  1. The Bénoué Department is in the Northern region of Cameroon.
  2. The capital of the Bénoué Department is Garoua
  3. Population of the Bénoué Department: 0.5 million inhabitants

Transport and Logistics in Garoua (Cameroon)

Garoua is a commercial and logistics hub for goods from Cameroon,Chad and Nigeria. 

  1. The river port of Garoua is only viable during the rainy season (July to October).
  2. Bénoué river is navigable until Port-Harcourt, in Nigeria
  3. The port of Douala is the main port for the companies of Garoua

Distances from Garoua to:

Port of Douala (Cameroon). Access to the Central African Republic and Chad

  1. Douala: 1,198 kilometres (12 hours)
  2. Yaoundé: 1,123 kilometres (18 hours)
  3. Bamenda: 913 kilometres
  4. Marua: 208 kilometres (3 hours)
  5. Bafoussam: 868 kilometres (16.5 hours)
  6. Ngaoundéré: 276 kilometres (5 hours)

Garoua International Airport

Higher Education in Garoua (Cameroon)

  1. Neither University in Garoua

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