Cameroonians in France

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Cameroonians in France
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Football player Kylian Mbappé at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final
Total population
51,625
Regions with significant populations
Île-de-France, Lille, Roubaix, Bordeaux
Languages
Fanji, Jagham, Basaa, Medumba, French
Religion
Christianity, Islam
Related ethnic groups
Black people in France, Afro-French

Cameroonians in France consist of migrants from Cameroon and their descendants living and working in France. They mostly live in Banlieue.

History[edit]

The first Cameroonian immigrants in France came in the 1970s, like the Congolese, some years after the first immigrant wave from Black Africa (Senegal Valley) in France.[1] But this immigration has speed up in the 1980s (because of the social and economic crisis in Cameroon)[2] to become one of the most populous group of immigrants from Black Africa in France.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "L'immigration africaine en France : regards des autres et repli sur soi" (PDF). Politique-africaine.com. Retrieved 7 November 2017.
  2. ^ "La participation des diasporas camerounaises de France et de Grande-Bretagne à la vie politique nationale: émergence et consolidation de la citoyenneté à distance - Ruth Mireille Manga Edimo". Memoireonline.com. Retrieved 7 November 2017.