Maroua

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Maroua

 

(Marua), city in northern Cameroon. Population, 31,000 (1970, estimate). Maroua is linked by highway with Douala and Yaounde. It is the center of an agricultural region (cotton, peanuts, cattle). A meat-canning plant, cotton-ginning plants, and the cottonseed oil industry are there. The city has a steam power plant.

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