in West Region, Cameroon

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.508 and 10.632 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 30' 28" and E 10° 37' 56"
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: 01:22 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Douala
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:02 am and 6:26 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-2.777 and -171.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Kanton Village
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Discover Foumbot

Foumbot in West Region with it's 84,065 citizens is a place in Cameroon about 129 mi (or 207 km) north-west of Yaounde, the country's capital city.

Current time in Foumbot is now 01:22 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Douala with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports near Foumbot. The closest airport in Cameroon is Foumban Nkounja Airport in a distance of 12 mi (or 19 km), North-East. 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, Douala and Sankwala. 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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golfers paradise foumbot Cameroon

Published: October 31, 2012
Length: 44:47 min
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Author: CameroonBoyoCoffee

A quick drive along the golf course at a cofee plantation near Foumbot in Cameroon.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Lake Monoun

Lake Monoun is a lake in West Province, Cameroon, that lies in the Oku Volcanic Field {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:5.58|N|10.59|E||||| | |name= }}. On August 15, 1984, the lake exploded in a limnic eruption, which resulted in the release of a large amount of carbon dioxide that killed 37 people. At first, the cause of the deaths was a mystery, and causes such as terrorism were suspected.

Located at 5.58333, 10.5833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
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Lakes of Cameroon, West Region (Cameroon), Volcanic events, Mbéré Rift Valley, Rift volcanoes, Volcanoes of Cameroon, Maars of Cameroon, Gas explosions, Crater lakes, Meromictic lakes, Explosions in Cameroon, 20th-century explosions

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.
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Airports in Cameroon


Kouoptamo is a town and commune in Cameroon.

Located at 5.65, 10.6 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
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Populated places in Cameroon, Communes of Cameroon

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Foumbat, Foumbot