in North-West Region, Cameroon

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.878 and 9.912 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 52' 41" and E 9° 54' 42"
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: 03:27 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Douala
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:04 am and 6:29 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-2.777 and -171.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Kanton Village
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Explore Oshum

Oshum in North-West Region is a city in Cameroon about 178 mi (or 286 km) north-west of Yaounde, the country's capital.

Local time in Oshum is now 03:27 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Douala with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Oshum. The closest airport in Cameroon is Bamenda Airport in a distance of 18 mi (or 29 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Bamenda, Bafoussam, Sankwala, Boje and Obudu. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Videos from this area

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Batibo to Mamfe, Cameroon Aug 2011

Published: January 22, 2014
Length: 13:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TheMarcellC

I got stuck on my way up the mountain along the Mamfe road with the Merc 2wd truck I was driving. Eventually one of the road construction graders offered to pull me up to the next village....

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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.

Bali, Cameroon

Bali is a town and commune in Cameroon, lying west of Bamenda. It has a population of 32,000 (2001 estimate). Formerly the centre of a kingdom, it is known for its palace and its regular festival.

Located at 5.88333, 10.0167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Communes of Cameroon, Populated places in Cameroon


Mbengwi is the headquarters of Momo division in the Northwest region of Cameroon, located some 22 km from Bamenda.

Located at 6.01667, 10 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mbengwi, Populated places in Cameroon, Northwest Region (Cameroon)

Bali Airport

Bali Airport is an airport serving Bali in Cameroon.

Located at 5.89472, 10.0333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Cameroon


Lebialem is a department of Southwest Province in Cameroon. The department covers an area of 617 km² and as of 2001 had a total population of 144,560. The capital of the department lies at Menji.

Located at 5.71306, 10.065 (Lat. / Lng.), about 16 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Departments of Cameroon, Southwest Region (Cameroon)


Andek is a town and commune in Cameroon.

Located at 5.98333, 9.83333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Cameroon, Communes of Cameroon


Menji is a town and commune in Cameroon.

Located at 5.71306, 10.065 (Lat. / Lng.), about 16 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Cameroon, Communes of Cameroon