British Cameroons


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British Cameroons:

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, officially Federal Republic of Nigeria, republic (2006 provisional pop. 140,003,542), 356,667 sq mi (923,768 sq km), W Africa. It borders on the Gulf of Guinea (an arm of the Atlantic Ocean) in the south, on Benin in the west, on Niger in the northwest and north, on
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, Fr. Cameroun, officially Republic of Cameroon, republic (2005 est. pop. 16,380,000), 183,568 sq mi (475,442 sq km), W central Africa. It is bordered on the southwest by the Gulf of Guinea, on the northwest by Nigeria, on the northeast by Chad, on the southeast
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Cameroon ended up being divided between Britain and France in 1919 as League of Nations mandated territories, and in 1946, after the Second World War, when Germany was again defeated, Cameroon became a United Nations trusteeship still under the control of Britain and France (under their official names, British Cameroons and French Cameroun; don't be confused by the different spellings, the country is "Africa in miniature").
Corrakes,Elder and Fyffes Line (Skinboat) banana boat, sailing from Garston Docks to Tiko in the British Cameroons,,West Africa in 1954.
He is the author of Mission to the British Cameroons (1992) and Cardinal Herbert Vaughan (1995).

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