Explore Bekondo in Cameroon
Bekondo in the region of South-West Province with its 7,331 inhabitants is a town in Cameroon - some 161 mi or ( 260 km ) West of Yaoundé , the country's capital city .
Current time in Bekondo is now 12:46 PM (Thursday) . 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, Nake Bongwana, Mokona, Kumbe Balue, and Kumba. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Yaoundé . We encountered 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 Bekondo ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
BLESSING THE BAFAW TRIBE & KURUME VILLAGE - BAFAW QUEEN - ELMINA DIBO EPIE
Bafaw (a tribe in Cameroon, Africa, found in the South Western Region). The tradition dictates that, a dying Chief or his Queen, must give Blessings to the village, to pass on PEACE to its inhabitants ..
Crossing Lake Barombi - Dec 2012
Me and Martin taking a trip across lake Barombi - Kumba - Cameroon to the Barombi Village in the company of the amazing Alphonse. Here he recites to us the story of how the village came about as we li ..
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Interesting facts about this location
Lake Dissoni, also known as Lake Soden, is a small lake in the volcanic chain in the Southwest Region of Cameroon. This volcanic lake has diameter of about 1.25 km and is at the southeastern foot of the Rumpi Hills. There are only three fish species in the lake, but all these are endemic: A poeciliid, an undescribed catfish and an undescribed barb. The atyid shrimp Caridina sodenensis is also endemic to the lake.
Located at 4.73 9.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Lake Barombi Mbo
Lake Barombi Mbo or Barombi-ma-Mbu is a lake near Kumba in the Southwest Region of Cameroon. It is located in the Cameroon volcanic chain, and is the largest volcanic lake in this region. It is one of the oldest radiocarbon-dated lakes in Africa. On old colonial maps the area was known as Elefanten Sea (Elephant Lake), but the elephants living in the area were extirpated due to ivory trading. Until now, 15 species of fishes have been recorded from the lake.
Located at 4.67 9.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
For the roller coaster at Busch Gardens Tampa, see Kumba (roller coaster). For the fish genus, see Kumba (genus). For the South African iron ore company, see Kumba Resources.
Located at 4.63 9.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Bisoro Balue is a small village in Cameroon. There is another village called Bisoro in Burundi.
Located at 4.76 9.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Lake Barombi Koto
Lake Barombi Koto, also known as Lake Barombi Kotto or Lake Barombi-ba-Kotto, is a small lake in the volcanic chain in the Southwest Region of Cameroon. It is a volcanic lake with a diameter of about 1.2 km . There is a small island in the middle, which is densely inhabited by the Barombi, a tribe of fishers. The Tung Nsuia and Tung Nsuria streams, each about 1–2 m wide and 0.3 m deep near their mouth, are the only inflows into the lake, and they dry out in dry season.
Located at 4.47 9.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
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