Cameroon is a Central African country situated on the Gulf of Guinea. A film producer’s dream with its varied terrain and wildlife. Cameroon’s inland capital, Yaoundé and its biggest city, the seaport Douala, are transit points to ecotourism sites as well as beach resorts like Kribi, near the Chutes de la Lobé waterfalls, which plunge directly into the sea and Limbe, where the Limbe Wildlife Centre houses rescued primates. Recognised regional languages: Cameroonian Pidgin English, Fula, Ewondo, Camfranglais Official languages: French, English
Film locations in Cameroon are divided into approximately ten regions namely Adamawa, Central, East, Far North, Littoral, North, Northwest, South, Southwest, and West.
The vibrant city of Yaoundé with its lush green terrain is the capital. The city is known for its unique government buildings and is amongst the most beautiful cites in Africa.
Douala is the economic hub. It’s the busiest and largest city in the country. Douala has a large airport and shipping container port available for filming.
Waza National Park is located in the far north of the country. The landscape is semi-arid Sahel transitioning into savannah forests. Waza National Park is home to lions, elephants, hyenas, cheetahs, and giraffes.
Lobéké National Park is sitated in the southeast in the Congo Basin. The lush green landscape is home to elephants, gorillas, chimpanzees, leopards, as well as hundreds of species of birds and butterflies.
Korup National Park located in the west of the country is one of Africa’s oldest and richest tropical forests.
Dja Faunal Reserve is located in the south of the country. It is home to elephants, buffalos, leopards, and a diversity of birdlife. Baka pygmies live within the boundaries of the reserve.
Mefou National Park, located just south from Yaoundé is a rehabilitation centre for chimpanzees and gorillas.
Campo Ma’an National Park is located in the southwest of the country. It is home to elephants, gorillas, chimpanzees, hippos, giant pangolins, black colobus, mandrills leopards, and sea turtles.
Bénoué National Park in the north of the country is home to elephants, hyenas, buffalos, wild dogs, hippos, and crocodiles.
Bouba Njida National Park located in the north of the country is home to the painted hunting dog.
Faro National Park located in the north of the country is home to cheetahs, rhinos, elephants, and hippos.
The south is home to the splendid Lake Chad, Kribi a Cameroons most beautiful beach and Lobé Falls cascade directly into the sea.
Mount Cameroon is an active volcano.
Rhumsiki is a traditional village located in the Mandara Mountains.
Foumban is a city in the west with a large Muslim population. The city is known for the Grand Mosque, Royal Palace, and colourful market.