in Far North, Cameroon
- Sukur Cultural Landscape (Unesco heritage, 52 mi)
- 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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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
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 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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CECOSDA Cameroon Sensitizes the Maroua school pupils on hand washing
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...
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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.
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.
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