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Locale Code: fr-CM

The locale code represents French language in Cameroon.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive fr-CM locale data for Cameroon
Country NameCameroon
Country Name (Local)Cameroun / Cameroon
Country Flag🇨🇲
Country Area475442 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)CM
Language NameFrench
Language Name (Local)français
Language Code (ISO 639-1)fr
RegionMiddle Africa
Capital NameYaounde
Capital Latitude3.86667
Capital Longitude11.51667
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The currency used for the locale code fr-CM is Central African Franc.

Currency information for Cameroon and fr-CM locale
Currency NameCentral African Franc
Currency Name (Local)Central African CFA franc
Currency CodeXAF
Currency SymbolFr
Currency Numeric950
Currency Subunit Value0
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Cameroon has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+01:00.



Cameroon shares borders with 6 countries and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'fr-CM' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, fr_CM is a locale code for French language in Cameroon. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.