According to Allcitycodes, Cameroon is a country located in Central Africa. It covers an area of 475,442 square kilometers (183,568 square miles). The capital city of Cameroon is Yaounde. The terrain in Cameroon consists mainly of plains and plateaus with some hills and mountains in the western part of the country. The highest point in Cameroon is Mount Cameroon at 4,095 meters (13,435 feet). Major rivers include the Sanaga River and the Benue River. The climate of Cameroon is tropical with hot summers from April to October and mild winters from November to March. The area code of Cameroon is +237. This code was introduced on 1 January 1966 when Cameroon switched from its old international dialling code of +800 to +237 for all incoming calls from abroad. This change was made so that all incoming calls would be routed through international carriers instead of neighbouring countries. This has helped increase security as well as improve call quality for customers calling into Cameroon from abroad. Check programingplease for Cameroon in 2010.