Over 200 spoken languages in Cameroon
MAY 21, 2013
By Ofer Tirosh
Cameroon is Celebrating the Annual Sheep Festival
Cameroon is a French colony in Central Africa that has over 200 different linguistic groups. Actually, there are 230 spoken languages in Cameroon to be exact, while English and French are the official ones.
Cameroon is also special thanks to the annual Sheep Festival which is a public holiday in Cameroon and is one of the most important festivals celebrated there.
The Sheep Festival is celebrating the descent of the sheep herds from the mountains and its roots are in the Christian festival of Ascension Day.