September 13, 2015

1893 CAMEROON - Contemporary architecture in Yaoundé

Yaoundé is the capital of Cameroon, and the second largest city in the country after the port city Douala. The city centre houses government offices, some hotels, and the central market. The presidential palace and compound is in the Etoudi district. May 20 Boulevard is one of the major arteries of Yaoundé. The government chose 20 May as Cameroon's National Day to commemorate President Ahmadou Ahidjo's abolishment of the federal system of government in favor of a unitary country in 1972.

About the stamp
The stamp is part of the series Cooperation between Cameroon and Japan, issued on September 1, 2005.

Sender: Marius
Sent from Muyuka (Cameroon), on 20.02.2015
Photo: Luis Minoz / 2005

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