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Cameroon’s Regions

The Centre

The Coast

Yaounde au Cameroun
La nouvelle liberte à douala

The Central Region, located in the country’s centre is mountainous and suitable for hiking camping or picnics. The climate is humid with abundant vegetation and bordering the Adamawa region. de papillons.

Capital: Yaoundé 

Area:  69.000 km²

Haute-Sanaga (Nanga Eboko)                                                          

Lekié (Monatele)                                                

Mbam et Inoubou (Bafia)

Mbam et Kim (Ntui)                                                                             

Méfou et Afamba (Mfou)

Mfoundi (Yaoundé)                                                                              

Nyong et Kelle (Eseka)

Nyong et Mfoumou (Akonolinga)                                                     

Nyong et So’o (Mbalmayo)

The coast is located in the southwest part of the country. This is the area of the Sawa people (the people of the water). There are beautiful sandy beaches on the Atlantic. The cities on the coast have colonial architecture and monuments. The beautiful Mountains Manengouba two hours away and the Ekom-Mkam waterfall is also in this coastal region and both are must see.

Capital: Douala

Area: 20.248 Km²

Moungo (Nkongsamba)

Nkam (Yabassi)

Sanaga –Maritime (Édea)

Wouri (Douala)

The Southern Region

The Southwest region

Plages du Cameroun
Le beau Mont Cameroun

The Southern Region, located in the southwest corner of the country, borders the Atlantic Ocean. The beautiful beaches here have fine golden. The colonial architecture and r and monuments mark the history of colonization. You can enjoy the splendour of the natural forests and spectacular waterfalls.

Capital: Ebolowa

Area: 47.110 Km² 

Dja-et-Lobo (Sangmélima)

Mvilla (Ebolowa)

Océan (Kribi)

Vallée-du-Ntem (Ambam)

The Southwest region is one of the two English-speaking regions of Cameroon. It is characterized by rich green vegetation, heavy rainfall and abundant agriculture. The area is rich in tourist attractions, you can admire the colonial buildings and monuments, beautiful botanical gardens, national parks and beautiful beaches.

Capital: Buea

Area: 25.410 Km²

Fako (Limbé)

Koupé – Manengouba (Bangem)

Lebialem (Menji)

Manyu (Mamfé)

Meme (Kumba)

Ndian (Mudemba)

The Northwest Region

The Western Region

les peuples du grassfield
Chefferie Badjoun au Cameroun

Located at (alt. 1550 m) above the sea, the Northwest Region is one of the two English-speaking regions of the country. The region is dominated by high plateaus, plains and mountain ranges. The terrain is covered with grassy vegetation and the plains are surrounded by mountainous massifs. The deep valleys shelter streams fall and crater lakes. This wonderful landscape offers a captivating spectacle.

Capital: Bamenda 

Area: 17.300 Km²

Boyo (Fundong)

Bui (Kumbo)

Donga-Mantung (Nkambé)

Menchum (Wum)

Mezam (Bamenda)

Momo(Mbengwi)

Ngo-Ketunjia (Ndop)

Wonderfully endowed by nature, the western region is the cradle of the Bamiléké people. This region is characterized by its rich crafts and traversed by beautiful rivers interspersed with waterfalls. It presents a series of mountains arising from ancient volcanoes with a moderate climate and an average annual temperature around 20 ° C.

Capital: Bafoussam

Area: 13.892 Km²

Bamboutos (Mbouda)

Haut-Mkam (Bafang)

Hauts Plateaux (Baham)

Koung –Khi (Bandjoun)

Menoua (Dschang)

Mifi (Bafoussam)

Ndé (Bangangté)

Noun (Foumban)

The Northern Region

Far North Region

Culture du Cameroun
Parc nationa de Waza-

The northern region is composed of several ethnocultural communities, which practice for living agriculture and livestock. With its 3 national parks, it is the zone of concentration of the most representative specimens of the Cameroonian fauna. There are also photo safari, hunting sport and sport fishing.pêche sportive.

Capital: Garoua

Area: 66.090 km²

Bénoué (Garoua)

Faro (Poli)

Mayo Louti (Guider)

Mayo Rey (Tcholliré

The Far North Region, as the name suggests, is the northernmost region of Cameroon and is arguably the most beautiful region of Cameroon. Rhumsiki is a veritable Mecca of Cameroonian tourism. The culturally diverse region with more than 50 ethnic groups who have preserved their ethnic culture.

Capital: Maroua

Area: 34.263 Km²

Diamaré (Maroua)

Logone et Chari (Kousseri)

Mayo-Danay (Yagoua)

Mayo-Kani (Kaélé)

Mayo-Sava(Mora)

Mayo-Tsanaga (Mora)

The Eastern Region

The Adamawa Region

Things To do

The Eastern Region also called “Sun Rising Region” in one of the largest regions of Cameroon. It is partly inhabited by pygmies who are the original inhabitants of the region. The area is dominated by large trees, there are almost 1,500 plant species and more than 500 animal species.  The region has many attractions as well as ecotourism, hunting, photo safaris and much more.

Capital: Bertoua

Area: 109.011 Km²

Boumba-et-Ngoko (Yokadouma)

Haut-Nyong (Abong-Mbang)

Kadey (Batouri)

Lom et Djérem (Bertoua)

The Adamawa region is a mountainous border area between the southern forests and savannahs of northern Cameroon. The equatorial Sahelian climate favours agriculture. Agriculture and animal husbandry are the main activities of the population. Although very large, the Adamawa region is one of the least populated parts of the country.

Capital: Ngaoundéré

Area: 64.000km²

Djerem (Tibati)

Faro et Deo (Tignere)

Mayo Banyo (Banyo)

Mbere (Meiganga)

Vina (Ngaoundere)

The Centre

Yaounde au Cameroun

The Central Region, located in the country’s centre is mountainous and suitable for hiking camping or picnics. The climate is humid with abundant vegetation and bordering the Adamawa region. de papillons.

Capital: Yaoundé 

Area:  69.000 km²

Haute-Sanaga (Nanga Eboko)                                                          

Lekié (Monatele)                                                

Mbam et Inoubou (Bafia)

Mbam et Kim (Ntui)                                                                             

Méfou et Afamba (Mfou)

Mfoundi (Yaoundé)                                                                              

Nyong et Kelle (Eseka)

Nyong et Mfoumou (Akonolinga)                                                     

Nyong et So’o (Mbalmayo)

The Coast

La nouvelle liberte à douala

The coast is located in the southwest part of the country. This is the area of the Sawa people (the people of the water). There are beautiful sandy beaches on the Atlantic. The cities on the coast have colonial architecture and monuments. The beautiful Mountains Manengouba two hours away and the Ekom-Mkam waterfall is also in this coastal region and both are must see.

Capital: Douala

Area: 20.248 Km²

Moungo (Nkongsamba)

Nkam (Yabassi)

Sanaga –Maritime (Édea)

Wouri (Douala)

The Southern Region

Plages du Cameroun

The Southern Region, located in the southwest corner of the country, borders the Atlantic Ocean. The beautiful beaches here have fine golden. The colonial architecture and r and monuments mark the history of colonization. You can enjoy the splendour of the natural forests and spectacular waterfalls.

Capital: Ebolowa

Area: 47.110 Km² 

Dja-et-Lobo (Sangmélima)

Mvilla (Ebolowa)

Océan (Kribi)

Vallée-du-Ntem (Ambam)

The Southwest region

Le beau Mont Cameroun

The Southwest region is one of the two English-speaking regions of Cameroon. It is characterized by rich green vegetation, heavy rainfall and abundant agriculture. The area is rich in tourist attractions, you can admire the colonial buildings and monuments, beautiful botanical gardens, national parks and beautiful beaches.

Capital: Buea

Area: 25.410 Km²

Fako (Limbé)

Koupé – Manengouba (Bangem)

Lebialem (Menji)

Manyu (Mamfé)

Meme (Kumba)

Ndian (Mudemba)

The Northwest Region

les peuples du grassfield

Located at (alt. 1550 m) above the sea, the Northwest Region is one of the two English-speaking regions of the country. The region is dominated by high plateaus, plains and mountain ranges. The terrain is covered with grassy vegetation and the plains are surrounded by mountainous massifs. The deep valleys shelter streams fall and crater lakes. This wonderful landscape offers a captivating spectacle.

Capital: Bamenda 

Area: 17.300 Km²

Boyo (Fundong)

Bui (Kumbo)

Donga-Mantung (Nkambé)

Menchum (Wum)

Mezam (Bamenda)

Momo(Mbengwi)

Ngo-Ketunjia (Ndop)

The Western Region

Chefferie Badjoun au Cameroun

Wonderfully endowed by nature, the western region is the cradle of the Bamiléké people. This region is characterized by its rich crafts and traversed by beautiful rivers interspersed with waterfalls. It presents a series of mountains arising from ancient volcanoes with a moderate climate and an average annual temperature around 20 ° C.

Capital: Bafoussam

Area: 13.892 Km²

Bamboutos (Mbouda)

Haut-Mkam (Bafang)

Hauts Plateaux (Baham)

Koung –Khi (Bandjoun)

Menoua (Dschang)

Mifi (Bafoussam)

Ndé (Bangangté)

Noun (Foumban)

The Northern Region

Culture du Cameroun

The northern region is composed of several ethnocultural communities, which practice for living agriculture and livestock. With its 3 national parks, it is the zone of concentration of the most representative specimens of the Cameroonian fauna. There are also photo safari, hunting sport and sport fishing.pêche sportive.

Capital: Garoua

Area: 66.090 km²

Bénoué (Garoua)

Faro (Poli)

Mayo Louti (Guider)

Mayo Rey (Tcholliré

Far North Region

Parc nationa de Waza-

The Far North Region, as the name suggests, is the northernmost region of Cameroon and is arguably the most beautiful region of Cameroon. Rhumsiki is a veritable Mecca of Cameroonian tourism. The culturally diverse region with more than 50 ethnic groups who have preserved their ethnic culture.

Capital: Maroua

Area: 34.263 Km²

Diamaré (Maroua)

Logone et Chari (Kousseri)

Mayo-Danay (Yagoua)

Mayo-Kani (Kaélé)

Mayo-Sava(Mora)

Mayo-Tsanaga (Mora)

The Eastern Region

Things To do

The Eastern Region also called “Sun Rising Region” in one of the largest regions of Cameroon. It is partly inhabited by pygmies who are the original inhabitants of the region. The area is dominated by large trees, there are almost 1,500 plant species and more than 500 animal species.  The region has many attractions as well as ecotourism, hunting, photo safaris and much more.

Capital: Bertoua

Area: 109.011 Km²

Boumba-et-Ngoko (Yokadouma)

Haut-Nyong (Abong-Mbang)

Kadey (Batouri)

Lom et Djérem (Bertoua)

The Adamawa Region

The Adamawa region is a mountainous border area between the southern forests and savannahs of northern Cameroon. The equatorial Sahelian climate favours agriculture. Agriculture and animal husbandry are the main activities of the population. Although very large, the Adamawa region is one of the least populated parts of the country.

Capital: Ngaoundéré

Area: 64.000km²

Djerem (Tibati)

Faro et Deo (Tignere)

Mayo Banyo (Banyo)

Mbere (Meiganga)

Vina (Ngaoundere)

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