Salut and welcome to the Yaoundé Community, your network of expats in Yaoundé. Our unique platform provides expats with the information and guidance to relocate to Yaoundé as well as opportunities to socialize and make new friends once you arrive. The support you can find in our friendly forum will help you to overcome any problems that may arise and answer your questions such as "how do I apply for a work permit?". Through the forum, it is easy for our members to share their first-hand knowledge of the city with newcomers to ease your concerns and help you get the most out of Yaoundé. With InterNations, you are part of a lively community and you'll continue to benefit from the advantages on offer throughout your adventure.
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As the capital of Cameroon and with favorable growing conditions Yaoundé has a varied number of busy industries. Main sectors include the growing of tobacco, lumber and dairy products, the distribution of sugar and coffee, as well as research, healthcare and recreation centers. Yaoundé's city center hosts a selection of museums to please culture lovers including the Cameroon Art Museum, housed in a former Benedictine monastery, and Cameroon National Museum, inside the former presidential palace. Sports fans can enjoy football games at the large Ahmadou Ahidjo stadium and the annual Grand Prix Chantal Biya; a road bicycle racing event.
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Once you arrive in Yaoundé, it'll be time to make new friends at regular events organized by fellow members. Based on interest-specific groups, these get-togethers are a great way to build up your social circle and start exploring the city alongside seasoned expats. You're always more than welcome to start your own group, too, be it related to a particular sport, form of entertainment, etc. From making those initial relocation plans, to finding new friends and getting to grips with the city, your InterNations account is an invaluable source of support.