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The capital of Cameroon, in the south-central part of the country.
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(French jaunde) or


(Placename) the capital of Cameroon, in the southwest: University of Cameroon (1962). Pop: 1 727 000 (2005 est)
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(ˈyaʊn deɪ, yaʊnˈdeɪ)

the capital of Cameroon, in the SW part. 750,000.
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Noun1.Yaounde - the capital of Cameroon
Cameroun, Republic of Cameroon, Cameroon - a republic on the western coast of central Africa; was under French and British control until 1960
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Located on the River Sanaga, some 65 kilometres north of Yaounde, this hydroelectric dam will increase the country's supply of renewable energy.
Summary: The seat of the International Centre for Cultural and Artistic Heritage (CIPCA) was inaugurated in Yaounde on 4 April.