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Bameka Destination Guide

Touring Bameka in Cameroon

Bameka in the region of West Province is a city located in Cameroon - some 139 mi or ( 224 km ) North-West of Yaoundé , the country's capital city .

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Time in Bameka is now 06:30 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Douala " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Yaoundé, Banefo, Nkourom, Nkounden, and Foumbot. Being here already, consider visiting Yaoundé . Check out our recommendations for Bameka ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Kouoptamo

Kouoptamo is a town and commune in Cameroon.

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Located at 5.65 10.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Communes of Cameroon, Populated places in Cameroon

Lake Monoun

Lake Monoun is a lake in West Province, Cameroon, that lies in the Oku Volcanic Field {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:5.58|N|10.59|E||||| | |name= }}. On August 15, 1984, the lake exploded in a limnic eruption, which resulted in the release of a large amount of carbon dioxide that killed 37 people. At first, the cause of the deaths was a mystery, and causes such as terrorism were suspected.

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Located at 5.58 10.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: 20th-century explosions, Crater lakes, Explosions in Cameroon, Gas explosions, Lakes of Cameroon, Maars of Cameroon, Mbéré Rift Valley, Meromictic lakes, Rift volcanoes, Volcanic events, Volcanoes of Cameroon, West Region (Cameroon)

Foumban Nkounja Airport

Foumban Nkounja Airport is an airport serving Foumban, a city in the Noun Department of the West Province in Cameroon. It is also known as Foumban Airport. The airport is located southwest of Foumban in Koutaba, and some sources also refer to it as the Koutaba Airport.

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Located at 5.64 10.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Airports in Cameroon

Lafé-Baleng

Lafé-Baleng is a town and commune in Cameroon.

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Located at 5.47 10.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Communes of Cameroon, Populated places in Cameroon

Bafoussam

Bafoussam is the capital of the West Region of Cameroon, in the Bamboutos Mountains. It is the prefecture of the Mifi department, one of three arrondissements in the department. The city had a population of 239,287 inhabitants (at the 2005 Census). The city is the region's center of trade. People are farming coffee, tobacco and tea. The city has also a coffee processing facility and brewery. It is the main city of the Bamiléké people and is home to a chief's palace.

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Located at 5.47 10.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Communes of Cameroon, Populated places in Cameroon, Provincial capitals in Cameroon, West Region (Cameroon)