in Adamaoua Region, Cameroon

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
6.750 and 11.817 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 6° 45' 0" and E 11° 49' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - XAF
Spoken languages:
English, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 08:39 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Douala
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:06 am and 6:30 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-9.385 and -171.247 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Fale old settlement
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Current travel safety evaluation for Cameroon in Middle Africa

Safety Score: 3,3 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Cameroon.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Cameroon. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49

Discover Banyo

Banyo in Adamaoua Region with it's 40,798 citizens is a place in Cameroon about 200 mi (or 322 km) north of Yaounde, the country's capital city.

Current time in Banyo is now 08:39 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Douala with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports near Banyo. The closest airport in Cameroon is Foumban Nkounja Airport in a distance of 106 mi (or 171 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Serti, Baissa, Toungo, Ganye and Lissam. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 21°C / 70 °F

Morning Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 65 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Chance of rainfall 13%
Air Humidity 89%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Wednesday, 4th of August 2021

23°C (74 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 5th of August 2021

24°C (74 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Friday, 6th of August 2021

18°C (64 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Light rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Banyo, Cameroon

Banyo is a town and commune in Adamawa Province, Cameroon. It is located at around {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:6.78|N|11.82|E||||| | |name= }}, and is predominately Muslim. Though a government Prefect serves in the town, the Lamido still holds great sway among the populace. John Dallmann used this town as a hub for his missionary work, which consisted of drilling wells for the local population while sharing the Christian message with them.

Located at 6.78, 11.82 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Cameroon, Communes of Cameroon


Mayo-Banyo is a department of Adamawa Province in Cameroon. The department covers an area of 8,520 km² and as of 2001 had a total population of 134,902. The capital of the department lies at Banyo.

Located at 6.75, 11.8333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Departments of Cameroon, Adamawa Region

Battle of Banjo

During the Battle of Banjo or Battle of Banyo, British forces besieged German forces entrenched on the Banjo mountain from 4 to 6 November 1915 during the Kamerun campaign of the First World War. By 6 November much of the German force had deserted, while the rest surrendered. The battle resulted in victory for the Allies and breakdown of German resistance in northern Kamerun.

Located at 6.775, 11.8183 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Battles of World War I involving Germany, Battles of World War I involving the United Kingdom, 1915 in Africa, African theatre of World War I, Battles of the African Theatre (World War I), Military history of Cameroon, Battles of the Kamerun campaign, History of Cameroon

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Banjo, Banyo