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Garoua Destination Guide

Discover Garoua in Cameroon!

Garoua in the region of North Province with it's 436,899 habitants is a town located in Cameroon - some 397 mi (or 639 km) North of Yaoundé, the country's capital.

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Local time in Garoua is now 12:55 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Douala" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Plomba Mangua, Pitoa, Ouro Bobo, Ouro Ardo Rey, Niakira or Moundou. When in this area, you might want to check out Soukki, Sanguere, Nassarao, Lainde, Garoua and Badoudi as well. We found some clip posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Feeding a hippo

01:25 min ( December 05, 2011 by chrisalegg)
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On the banks of the Benue river in Garuoua, Cameroon, an old male hippo regularly comes out of the water to be fed maize by young men requesting financial contributions from tourists

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Interesting facts about this location

Garoua

Garoua is a port city and the capital of the North Region of Cameroon, lying on the Benue River. It is the center of trade of the surrounding agricultural region and also houses several textile processing facilities. The city has 235,996 inhabitants according to the 2005 Census, making it the third most populous city in Cameroon after the seaport city of Douala and the capital, Yaoundé. Garoua is an oasis of green in the heart of the bush.

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Located at 9.3, 13.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Benue River, North Region (Cameroon), Populated places in Cameroon, Provincial capitals in Cameroon

Roumdé Adjia Stadium

Stade Roumdé Adjia is a multi-purpose stadium in Garoua, Cameroon. It is currently used mostly for football matches. It serves as a home ground of Cotonsport Garoua. The stadium holds 35,000 people and was built in 1978.

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Located at 9.3, 13.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Event venues established in 1978, Football venues in Cameroon, Multi-purpose stadiums in Cameroon

Garoua International Airport

Garoua Airport, also known as Garoua International Airport, is an airport serving Garoua, the capital of the North Province in Cameroon.

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Located at 9.3, 13.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Cameroon

Gashiga

Gashiga is a town and commune in Cameroon.

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Located at 9.3, 13.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Communes of Cameroon, Populated places in Cameroon

Mayo Kébbi

This article discusses the river named Mayo Kébbi. For the former prefecture of Chad, see Mayo-Kébbi Prefecture. The Mayo Kébbi is a river in Central and West Africa. The river rises in Chad, then flows west into the Bénoué River. Mayo-Kébbi Prefecture in Chad is named for it. The Mayo Kébbi is the major outlet for Lake Fianga, shared between Cameroon and Chad.

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Located at 9.3, 13.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Benue River, International rivers of Africa, Lake Fianga, Rivers of Cameroon, Rivers of Chad