in North-West Region, Cameroon
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 5.783 and 10.057 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 5° 46' 57" and E 10° 3' 25"
- 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: 03:26 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
- This place on Geonames.org
Pinyin in North-West Region is a place in Cameroon about 166 mi (or 267 km) north-west of Yaounde, the country's capital city.
Current time in Pinyin is now 03:26 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Douala with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports near Pinyin. The closest airport in Cameroon is Bamenda Airport in a distance of 18 mi (or 29 km), North. 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: 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.
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.
Bamenda, also known as Abakwa and Mankon Town, is a city in northwestern Cameroon and capital of the North West Region. The city had a population of about 800,000 people at the 2012 Census, and is located 366 km (227 mi) north-west of the Cameroonian capital, Yaoundé. Bamenda is known for its cool climate and scenic hilly location.
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.
Bali Airport is an airport serving Bali 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.
Babadjou is a town and commune in Cameroon.
Santa is a town and commune in Cameroon.
Menji is a town and commune in Cameroon.
The Bambouto massif or Bamboutos Mountains is group of volcanoes based on a swell in the Cameroon Volcanic Line, located in the Western High Plateau of Cameroon, merging in the north with the Oku Volcanic Field. The large volcanic complex extends in a NE-SW direction for over 50 km, with the highest peaks rising to 2,679 m around the rim of a caldera with diameter 10 km.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Pinyin.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: