Mamfe
in South-West Region, Cameroon

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.751 and 9.314 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 45' 4" and E 9° 18' 49"
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: 08:43 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Douala
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:23 am and 6:32 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-2.777 and -171.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Kanton Village
References
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Delve into Mamfe

Mamfe in South-West Region with it's 19,472 habitants is located in Cameroon about 200 mi (or 322 km) north-west of Yaounde, the country's capital town.

Current time in Mamfe is now 08:43 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Douala with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports close to Mamfe. The closest airport in Cameroon is Mamfe Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), South. 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: Effraya, Boje, Sankwala, Bamenda 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.

Mamfe

Mamfe (also spelled Mamfé) is a city and capital of the Manyu A Division of the Southwest Province in Cameroon. It is located 60 km from the border of Nigeria, on the Manyu River. It has a population of 20,300 (2001 estimate). It is known as a centre for traditional religion and traditional medicine. It used to be known for its bad infrastructure, especially the roads, which however were recently tarred and presently are in a good condition, within the city limits.

Located at 5.76667, 9.28333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Cameroon

Mamfe Airport

Mamfe Airport is an airport serving Mamfe in Cameroon. {{#invoke: Navbox | navbox }} The Airport is now close down for years.

Located at 5.70417, 9.30639 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Cameroon

Manyu River

The Manyu River rises near Wabane in the Upper Banyang Subdivision of the Manyu Department of the Southwest Region, Cameroon. The river runs past the southern border of the Mone River Forest Reserve. Below Mamfe, it is joined by rivers draining the Takamanda Forest Reserve and the Cross River National Park in neighboring Nigeria. These protected areas are important habitats for the critically endangered Cross River Gorilla. Around the Nigerian border the river takes the name of the Cross River.

Located at 5.75093, 9.34422 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Cameroon


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Mamfe, MMF