in West Region, Cameroon
- 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: 09:27 AM (Monday)
- Timezone: Africa/Douala
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:14 am and 6:35 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -2.777 and -171.717 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Kanton Village
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
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
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 09:27 AM (Monday). 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: 21°C / 70 °F
|Morning Temperature||15°C / 59 °F|
|Evening Temperature||18°C / 65 °F|
|Night Temperature||16°C / 61 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||11%|
|Air Pressure||1017 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Tuesday, 3rd of August 2021
18°C (64 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.
Wednesday, 4th of August 2021
21°C (70 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Thursday, 5th of August 2021
23°C (73 °F)
14°C (58 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Videos from this area
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
Lady Tars Crossover 2007.mp4
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...
orphelinat de bamenda dance 2014
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 ...
CUEILLETTE de CHAMPIGNONS en FORÊT | CÈPES | BOLETUS | FUNGUI | MORILLES
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.
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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.
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.
Lafé-Baleng is a town and commune in Cameroon.
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