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Bafut in the region of North-West Region is a town in Cameroon - some 182 mi or ( 292 km ) North-West of Yaoundé , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Bafut is now 07:15 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Douala " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Yaoundé, Mbengwi, Mankon, Douala, and Buea. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Yaoundé . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Bafut ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


West Cameroon Dancing 1963-64

8:48 min by Arianela
Views: 3628 Rating: 4.75

Watch FULL SCREEN Scenes from Independence Day 10/1/1963 in West Cameroons with glimpses of honored Fons; Fon of Bafut Palace mourning death of Fon's son; Independence Day 1964. movie was without soun ..


8:11 min by Matti Foncha
Views: 1761 Rating: 3.67

This is a special procession to carry "The Word" to the alter during Mass. Music and dance are from the Kom tradition in Cameroon and the occasion was the celebration of Father Francis Moma's first ma ..

From above Big mankon Bamenda

3:02 min by elakify
Views: 911 Rating: 5.00

Bamenda city seen from above the big mankon cathedral.we walked across from njimafor mbatu.we could see the Bamenda comercial avenue ..

Enough Is Enough, 9th April 2012 Bamenda Governor's Office

58:39 min by GhanaStreet
Views: 867 Rating: 0.00

Following the banning of the OCA meeting that was to hold in Oshie on April 7th 2012, the OCA leadership led a delegation of Oshie people on April 9th 2012 to meet the Governor of the Norht West Regio ..

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Bafut, Cameroon

Bafut is a town, a traditional fondom and a modern commune in Cameroon. It is located in the Mezam Department, which in turn is located in the Northwest Province. Bafut is famous for having preserved its structure as a traditional kingdom, under the leadership of the Fon of Bafut. Its traditional power structures operate in harmony with its modern local government council, which aims to turn Bafut into an Eco-city.

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Located at 6.08 10.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Communes of Cameroon, Populated places in Cameroon

Bamenda Airport

Bamenda Airport is an airport serving Bamenda, the capital of the Northwest Province in Cameroon.

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Located at 6.04 10.12 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
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Mbengwi is the headquarters of Momo division in the Northwest region of Cameroon, located some 22 km from Bamenda.

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Located at 6.02 10.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Mbengwi, Northwest Region (Cameroon), Populated places in Cameroon

Belo, Cameroon

Belo is a town and commune in Cameroon.

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Located at 6.13 10.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Communes of Cameroon, Populated places in Cameroon


Bamenda, also known as Abakwa and Mankon Town, is a city in northwestern Cameroon and capital of the North West Region. The city had a population of about 800,000 people at the 2012 Census, and is located 366 km (227 mi) north-west of the Cameroonian capital, Yaoundé. Bamenda is known for its cool climate and scenic hilly location.

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Located at 5.93 10.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Communes of Cameroon, Northwest Region (Cameroon), Populated places in Cameroon, Provincial capitals in Cameroon