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Kaélé is located in Cameroon
Location in Cameroon
Coordinates: 10°6′N 14°27′E / 10.100°N 14.450°E / 10.100; 14.450
Country Flag of Cameroon.svg Cameroon
Province Far North
Department Mayo-Kani
Elevation 377 m (1,237 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 30,609

Kaélé is a town in Cameroon's Far North Province, on the Diamaré Plain at 10°6′00″N 14°27′00″E / 10.10000°N 14.45000°E / 10.10000; 14.45000Coordinates: 10°6′00″N 14°27′00″E / 10.10000°N 14.45000°E / 10.10000; 14.45000. It lies near the Chadian border and 104 km south of Maroua. The town has a population of roughly 30,600 and is the capital of the Mayo Kani division. The cottonseed oil company Diamaor runs a mill there. Kaélé is accessible by road and by airstrip.


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