in Far North, Cameroon

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
10.591 and 14.316 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 10° 35' 27" and E 14° 18' 57"
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: 09:05 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Douala
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:51 am and 5:58 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-10.883 and -165.833 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Cameroon in Middle Africa

Safety Score: 3,2 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: 2023-09-23 08:29:02

Discover Maroua

Maroua in Far North with it's 319,941 citizens is a town in Cameroon about 503 mi (or 809 km) north of Yaounde, the country's capital city.

Current time in Maroua is now 09:05 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Douala with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports near Maroua. The closest airport in Cameroon is Salak Airport in a distance of 10 mi (or 17 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Sukur Cultural Landscape in Nigeria at a distance of 52 mi (or 83 km).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Boboyo, Gwoza, Gulak, Michika and Mubi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 65%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (3 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Sunday, 24th of September 2023

32°C (90 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.

Monday, 25th of September 2023

30°C (87 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 26th of September 2023

31°C (87 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Videos from this area

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Maroua, Extrême-Nord, Cameroun

Published: October 13, 2010
Length: 48:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: arnaud1944mb

CECOSDA Cameroon Sensitizes the Maroua school pupils on hand washing

Published: March 24, 2015
Length: 12:30 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: CECOSDA Cameroun

As a method to prevent waterborne diseases like cholera, the Centre for Communication and Sustainable Development for All, CECOSDA, takes the task sensitize primary school pupils on proper...


Published: November 27, 2009
Length: 20:42 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: mcpuschkamerun

Schafe werden auf einem Tankwagen transportiert.

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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.


Maroua is the capital of the Far North Region of Cameroon, on the Ferngo and Kaliao Rivers. The city had 201,371 inhabitants at the 2005 Census, and is a centre of cotton industry. The city also has an airport located near the town of Salak, an agricultural school, and ethnographic museum. To the North of the city is the famous Waza National Park. To the South is a large military base home to the BIR rapid intervention force. Mount Maroua dominates the skyline of the city.

Located at 10.5823, 14.3275 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Cameroon, Far North Region (Cameroon), Provincial capitals in Cameroon

Stade Municipal (Maroua)

Stade Municipal is a multi-use stadium in Maroua, Cameroon. It is currently used mostly for football matches. It serves as a home ground of Sahel FC. The stadium holds 5,000 people.

Located at 10.5903, 14.3269 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Cameroon

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Maroua.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Marua, Maroua, Μαρουά, MVR, マルア, 마루아, Marva, Маруа, مارؤا, 马鲁阿