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Obokum Destination Guide

Discover Obokum in Nigeria

Obokum in the region of Cross River is a town located in Nigeria - some 240 mi or ( 386 km ) South-East of Abuja , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Obokum

Local time in Obokum is now 08:12 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Lagos " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Yaoundé, Ekok, Douala, Bamenda, and Akwen. When in this area, you might want to check out Yaoundé . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Obokum ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

AFRICA MASQUERADES by Michael Obayelu

3:07 min by MICHAEL OBAYELU
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The EKPE Masquerade of Calabar, Cross River State of Nigeria. The Badegun Masquerade of Badegun Village, Oyo State of Nigera. Journey to Africa reflect some of the greatest traditions of human race. T ..

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Interesting facts about this location

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 8 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

Lake Ejagham

Lake Ejagham is a small lake near Eyumodjock in the Southwest Region of Cameroon. Unlike many other lakes in the region, it is not a volcanic lake, but is likely a solution basin formed by groundwater during the last Ice Age. This highly isolated lake is roughly oval in shape, lacks an inflow, but has an outflow into the Munaya River (part of the Cross River system). The outflow is impassable to most fishes because of a waterfall.

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Located at 5.75 8.98 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Lakes of Cameroon

Ikom

Ikom is a Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Ikom in the east of the area on the Cross River and the A4 highway at{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:5|57|40|N|8|42|39|E|region:NG_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki | |name= }}. It has an area of 1,961 km² and a population of 162,383 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 551

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Located at 5.96 8.71 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Local Government Areas in Cross River State, Populated places in Cross River State

Ossidinge

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 24 km away
Tags: Kamerun, Populated places in Cameroon