in West Region, Cameroon

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.727 and 10.899 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 43' 35" and E 10° 53' 55"
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: 05:12 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Douala
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:11 am and 6:29 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-2.777 and -171.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Kanton Village
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Delve into Foumban

Foumban in West Region with it's 92,673 habitants is located in Cameroon about 135 mi (or 218 km) north of Yaounde, the country's capital town.

Current time in Foumban is now 05:12 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Douala with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports close to Foumban. The closest airport in Cameroon is Foumban Nkounja Airport in a distance of 12 mi (or 19 km), South-West. 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: Bafoussam, Bamenda, Baissa, Lissam and Serti. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 20°C / 68 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Chance of rainfall 8%
Air Humidity 91%
Air Pressure 1012.2 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Monday, 19th of August 2019

18°C (65 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Moderate rain, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 20th of August 2019

20°C (69 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Moderate rain, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

20°C (69 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Un pas vers l'éducation, Aïd Solidaire, Cameroun 2014, seconde vidéo.

Published: October 14, 2014
Length: 43:56 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Islamotion

Pendant que le distribution de vos sacrifices continue, l'ONG LIFE ( nous emmène découvrir des écoles dans plusieurs villages au Cameroun.


Published: October 20, 2012
Length: 06:16 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: julioledanseur


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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.


Foumban or Fumban is a city in Cameroon, lying north east of Bafoussam. It has a population of 83,522 (at the 2005 Census). It is a major town for the Bamoun people and is home to a museum of traditional arts and culture. Foumban is known for its political significance in the formation of Cameroon's history and its cultural and touristic economic potentials.

Located at 5.71667, 10.9167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Cameroon, West Region (Cameroon)

Foumban Nkounja Airport

Foumban Nkounja Airport is an airport serving Foumban, a city in the Noun Department of the West Province in Cameroon. It is also known as Foumban Airport. The airport is located southwest of Foumban in Koutaba, and some sources also refer to it as the Koutaba Airport.

Located at 5.63694, 10.7508 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Cameroon


Koutaba is a town and commune in Cameroon.

Located at 5.7, 10.8167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Cameroon, Communes of Cameroon


Njimom is a town and commune in Cameroon.

Located at 5.85, 10.95 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Cameroon, Communes of Cameroon

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Foumban.

Other districts

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Fumban, Foumbam, Foumban, FOM, Фумбан, 豐班