Table 1: Land area distribution according to the type of natural resource

Provinces

Total areas

Agricultural lands

Forests and national park

Pastures and savannas

km

in % of total

Potential in km

Potential in %

in % of the province

Cultivated in km

Cultivated in % of potential

Total in km

in % of the province

Area in km

Park in % of forest

km

en % of total

en % of the province

Adamawa

61 992

13.3

13 319

19.6

21.5

830

6.2

29 353

47.3

110.5

0.4

19 320

13.5

31.2

Centre

68 942

14.8

7 778

11.4

11.3

2 616

33.6

38 754

56.2

1 797

4.6

22 410

15.7

32.5

East

108 900

23.4

5 293

7.8

4.9

1 423

26.9

74 807

68.7

12 456

16.7

28 800

20.2

26.4

Far-North

34 260

7.4

6 722

9.9

19.6

4 117

61.2

2 068

6.0

1 883

91.1

25 470

17.8

74.3

Littoral

20 220

4.3

1 715

2.5

8.5

815

47.5

18 505

91.5

5 037

27.2

0

0.0

0.0

North

67 808

14.6

17 032

25

25.1

1 500

8.8

11 996

17.7

7 352

61.3

38 780

27.1

57.2

North-West

17 300

3.7

5 379

7.9

31.1

2 291

42.6

3 811

22.0

3 040

79.8

8 110

5.7

0.0

West

13 890

3.0

3 397

5.0

24.5

2 926

86.1

10 493

75.5

340

3.2

0

0.0

0.0

South

47 190

10.1

5 213

7.7

11.0

1 145

22.0

41 977

89.0

6 880

16.4

0

0.0

0.0

South-west

24 910

5.4

2 277

3.3

9.1

2 005

88.1

22 633

90.9

4 785

21.1

0

0.0

0.0

Total

465 412

100.0

68 125

14.6

14.6

19 668

28.9

254 397

54.7

43 680.5

17.2

142 890

100.0

30.7

Source : MINEF, 1996.