Far North Region, Cameroon
The Far North Region, also known as the Extreme North Region (from French: Région de l'Extrême-Nord), is the northernmost constituent province of the Republic of Cameroon. It borders the North Region to the south, Chad to the east, and Nigeria to the west. The capital is Maroua.
Far North Region
|Departments||Diamaré, Logone-et-Chari, Mayo-Danay, Mayo-Kani, Mayo-Sava, Mayo-Tsanaga|
|• Governor||Midjiyawa Bakary|
|• Total||34,263 km2 (13,229 sq mi)|
|• Density||120/km2 (300/sq mi)|
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The province is one of Cameroon's most culturally diverse. Over 50 different ethnic groups populate the area, including the Shuwa Arabs, Fulani, and Kapsiki. Most inhabitants speak the Fulani language Fulfulde, Chadian Arabic, and French.