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Boka Destination Guide

Touring Boka in Cameroon

Boka in the region of South-West Province is located in Cameroon - some 220 mi or ( 354 km ) North-West of Yaoundé , the country's capital city .

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Time in Boka is now 12:45 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Douala " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Yaoundé, Obonyi I, Nsanakang, Douala, and Bamenda. Being here already, consider visiting Yaoundé . Check out our recommendations for Boka ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Ossidinge was a government station and capital of the prefecture in the German colony of Cameroon.

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Located at 5.89 9.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Kamerun, Populated places in Cameroon

Battle of Nsanakong

The Battle of Nsanakong or Battle of Nsanakang took place between defending British and attacking German forces during the Kamerun Campaign of the First World War. The town of Nsanakong had been occupied by the British on 30 August 1914. On 6 September, German forces attacked, driving the British force over the border back into Nigeria.

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Located at 5.88 8.97 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: 1914 in Africa, African theatre of World War I, Battles of World War I involving Germany, Battles of World War I involving the United Kingdom, Battles of the African Theatre (World War I), Battles of the Kamerun campaign, History of Cameroon, Kamerun, Military history of Cameroon

Takamanda National Park

The Takamanda National Park is a protected area in Cameroon, set up in 2008 to help protect the endangered Cross River gorilla. An older protected area, the Takamanda Forest Reserve, was established in 1934 and covered an area of 675.99 km².

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Located at 6.17 9.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 30 km away
Tags: National parks of Cameroon, Protected areas established in 1934