Pinyin
in North-West Region, Cameroon

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
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: 07:24 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Douala
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:22 am and 6:10 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-2.777 and -171.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Kanton Village
References
This place on Geonames.org

Discover Pinyin

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 07:24 PM (Tuesday). 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.

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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.

Bamenda

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.

Located at 5.93333, 10.1667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Populated places in Cameroon, Communes of Cameroon, Northwest Region (Cameroon), Provincial capitals in Cameroon

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

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

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 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Departments of Cameroon, Southwest Region (Cameroon)

Babadjou

Babadjou is a town and commune in Cameroon.

Located at 5.66667, 10.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Cameroon, Communes of Cameroon

Santa, Cameroon

Santa is a town and commune in Cameroon.

Located at 5.83333, 10.15 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Cameroon, Communes of Cameroon

Menji

Menji is a town and commune in Cameroon.

Located at 5.71306, 10.065 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Cameroon, Communes of Cameroon

Bambouto massif

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.

Located at 5.66667, 10.05 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Volcanoes of Cameroon

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Pinyin