Cameroon
Kamerun
German colony
1884–1960
Flag Coat of arms
Kamerun in 1921
  •       Africa
  •       Kamerun
  •       other German territories
Capital Duala
(1884–1910)
Buea
(1910–57)
Jaunde
(after 1957)
Languages German (official)
Basaa · Beti · Duala
Other local languages
Government Colony
History
 •  14 July 17 March 1884
 •  Declared independence 1 January 1960
Currency Gold mark(1884–1914)
Papiermark(1919–23)

Reichsmark(1924–60)
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Kingdom of Bamum
Mandara Kingdom
Kotoko kingdom
French Congo
Cameroon
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