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Edéa

 

a city in Cameroon, on the left bank of the Sanaga River, in Coastal Province. Population, 23,000 (1970). A trade and transportation center, Edéa is connected by railroad and highway with the city of Yaoundé and the port of Douala. It has a hydroelectric power plant with a capacity of 264 megawatts (1976) on the Sanaga River. An aluminum plant in the city uses electricity from the hydroelectric plant and alumina imported from the Republic of Guinea. Other industries in Edéa include palm oil production and woodworking.

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The biggest industrial concern in Cameroon at present is the Alucam aluminium smelter at Edea, close to Douala.
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Pechiney of France originally set up the aluminium smelter at Edea but control passed to Canadian firm Alcan when it bought out the French company in 2003.