Forest Cover estimates: 15,500,000 - 20,600,000 hectares Population: 18.5 million Capital: Yaoundé A country of significant cultural and environmental diversity, Cameroon contains six ecosystems of particular importance: marine and coastal; semi-arid; tropical, humid, dense forest; mountain; tropical wooded savannah and freshwater.
With the southern one-third of its half million square kilometres covered by tropical moist forests, Cameroon is second in Africa only to DRC in the diversity of its forest-dwelling primates, including great apes and contains some of the most concentrated populations of forest elephants.
The Paramythia municipal unit consists of 23 communities.
The Koryla range (altitude 1,658 m) lies on the eastern side of the city and the Chionistra (1,644 m) to the Northeast.
name of Paramythia, Ajdhonat, Ajdonat, Ajdonati and Aydonat.
After her death, the original hoard was dispersed to various European collections.
Eventually fourteen of the statuettes reached the British Museum.
Photike, as with the rest of Epirus, became part of the Roman and subsequently Byzantine Empires.
In the late Roman era it was the seat of a Bishopric and was renamed after Saint Donatus of Evorea.
A famous hoard of bronzes dating from the mid 2nd Century AD, nineteen bronze sculptures were discovered during the 1790s, near the village of Paramythia.
Soon after their discovery, the hoard was dispatched to St Petersburg, to become part of Catherine the Great's collection.
The town of Paramythia itself has a population of 2,862 and lies in an amphitheatre at an altitude of 750 m, at the foot of Mount Koryla, between the Acheron and the Kalamas rivers.
Late bronze antiquities have been found in the "Tsardakia" area were a mycenean settlement probably existed.
Certain humid forests and mountains rank among the world's top 100 areas for endemic bird species, with many species of amphibians, reptiles, and plants also only specific to this region.