in West Region, Cameroon

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.478 and 10.418 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 28' 39" and E 10° 25' 3"
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: 12:02 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Douala
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:03 am and 6:02 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-2.777 and -171.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Kanton Village
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Current travel safety evaluation for Cameroon in Middle Africa

Safety Score: 3,3 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: 2021-06-16 08:28:49

Touring Bafoussam

Bafoussam in West Region with it's 290,768 residents is a town located in Cameroon about 135 mi (or 217 km) north-west of Yaounde, the country's capital place.

Time in Bafoussam is now 12:02 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Douala with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports nearby Bafoussam. The closest airport in Cameroon is Bafoussam Airport in a distance of 6 mi (or 10 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Bamenda, Douala, Sankwala, Boje and Obudu. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 22°C / 71 °F

Morning Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Chance of rainfall 8%
Air Humidity 73%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 22nd of October 2021

22°C (71 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Saturday, 23rd of October 2021

21°C (69 °F)
16°C (62 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 24th of October 2021

22°C (71 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Bafoussam: Sweet home, administrative center, Bafoussam kingdom, Nyang Nyang dance, Beignetariat.

Published: January 05, 2013
Length: 41:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: JPZ83


Published: August 14, 2014
Length: 37:37 min
Rating: 0 of 5

LE DUEL de rue kmer baf( packy)

Published: July 21, 2013
Length: 59:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: kamto ulrich

duel de rue bafoussam quartier tamdja diablo vs petit fotso.

Lady Tars Crossover 2007.mp4

Published: June 01, 2010
Length: 05:05 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: inteuma

This is the first edition of the Tars Crossover, an Outreach program for children and young adults in Cameroon, Central Africa. This first edition was only a one-day basketball tournament...

Danse Traditionnelle avec phanphare à BANGANG FONDJI dans le Koungkhi

Published: January 21, 2014
Length: 25:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Canalmautech

Un funéraille à l'ouest

Published: January 21, 2014
Length: 37:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Canalmautech

orphelinat de bamenda dance 2014

Published: October 03, 2014
Length: 56:54 min
Rating: 0 of 5

Animation et éducation des orphelins de Benedictine sisters of bethany and good shepherd home of Abangoh Bamenda du 28-07-2014 au 09-08-2014 par ETIC, FOUNDIMPACT et 6 volontaires ...


Published: December 19, 2018
Length: 07:20 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Le champignon Bio

Pour cet nouvel épisode, je me rends dans les chaînes montagneuses de l'ouest Cameroun pour faire un essai de cueillette de champignons en forêt.

Les SDC Bafoussam

Published: August 12, 2018
Length: 56:22 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Fotier Leopold

Défilé 20 Mai 2018.

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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.


Bafoussam is the capital of the West Region of Cameroon, in the Bamboutos Mountains. It is the prefecture of the Mifi department, one of three arrondissements in the department. The city had a population of 239,287 inhabitants (at the 2005 Census). The city is the region's center of trade. People are farming coffee, tobacco and tea. The city has also a coffee processing facility and brewery. It is the main city of the Bamiléké people and is home to a chief's palace.

Located at 5.46667, 10.4167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Populated places in Cameroon, West Region (Cameroon), Provincial capitals in Cameroon, Communes of Cameroon

Stade Municipal de Bamendzi

Stade Municipal de Bamendzi is a multi-use stadium in Bafoussam, Cameroon. It is currently used mostly for football matches. It serves as a home ground of Racing FC Bafoussam. The stadium holds 5,000 people.

Located at 5.46861, 10.4069 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Cameroon


Lafé-Baleng is a town and commune in Cameroon.

Located at 5.4667, 10.4167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Cameroon, Communes of Cameroon

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Bafoussam.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Bafusam, Befoussam, Bafousam, Μπαφουσάμ, Bafoussam, BFX, バフーサム, 바푸삼, Bafusamas, Bafusama, Бафуссама, Бафусам, بافؤسام, 巴富薩姆