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Bamum Script: An African Writing System

Geography and Maps

Bamum Map



Cameroon was under the colonial rule of Germany, France and Great Britain dating from 1884-1961. Two maps from the Library's digital collections, one historic map of Cameroon from a collection of African maps published in 1909, and one more current map from the U.S. C.I.A., are shown below.

Edward Hertslet, Sir, R. W Brant, and H. L Sherwood. The map of Africa by treaty. 1909. Library of Congress Geography & Map Division.

United States. Central Intelligence Agency. Cameroon. 1998. Library of Congress Geography and Map Division.

The following title links to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content are included when available.