Commune and town
|Elevation||838 m (2,749 ft)|
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Tibati is a town and commune in Djérem, Cameroon. The town and region are reigned by a local monarch, the Lamido. The most notable economic activity in the region is the fishery industry. The fish comes from the lake Mbakaou, a large dammed lake next to Tibati. It is distributed all over Cameroon, mainly to the capital Yaoundé. The town's medical needs are covered by a large missionary hospital in Ngaoubela, approximately 15 km in the north, following N15 / N6 into the direction of Ngaoundal. This hospital is led by an Austrian physicist and supported by several donor organisations in Vorarlberg, Austria and the United States. An exchange of volunteers from Europe and North America is taking place on a regular basis.
The Adamawa Region is a constituent region of the Republic of Cameroon. It borders the Centre and East regions to the south, the Northwest and West regions to the southwest, Nigeria to the west, the Central African Republic (CAR) to the east, and the North Region to the north.
The Adamawa Emirate is a traditional state located in Fombina, an area which now roughly corresponds to areas of Adamawa State and Taraba state in Nigeria, and previously also in the three northern provinces of Cameroon, including minor Parts of Chad and the Central African Republic. It was founded by Modibo Adama, a commander of Sheikh Usman dan Fodio, the man who began the Fulani jihad in 1809. The capital was moved several times until it settled in Yola, Nigeria on the banks of the Benue River in Nigeria around 1841. At the time of Adama's death his realm encompassed parts of modern Nigeria and much of north Cameroon. It was technically part of the Sokoto Caliphate, and it had to pay a tribute to the leaders in Sokoto.
Wum is a town and commune in Cameroon. It is the capital of Menchum division in the Northwest Province.
The Far North Region, also known as the Extreme North Region, is the northernmost constituent province of the Republic of Cameroon. It borders the North Region to the south, Chad to the east, and Nigeria to the west. The capital is Maroua.
Banyo is a town and commune in Adamawa Province, Cameroon. It is located at around, and is predominantly Muslim. Though a government prefect serves in the town, the lamido still holds great sway among the population. The current lamido, S.E. Mohaman Gabdo Yahya, has written his own history (2009). The geographer Jean Hurault has published on the demography of the area, and summarized some of the history in his 1955 work. In the nineteenth century, Banyo separated from Koncha and Tibati.
Bafou is a small municipality situated in the west of Cameroon, in the West region, Menoua division and Nkongni subdivision. Bafou is populated by the Bamileke people, situated at approximately 10 km from Dschang the closest city. The rural economy is sustain by agriculture, except some few government worker civil servant, the large part of the population depends on agriculture.
Bazou is a town and commune located in the West Region of Cameroon. The town consists of 63 villages, and is one of the three subdivisions of the department of Ndé. Covering around 250 km2, it is located on the high plateau of Bamileke, 950–1400 m above sea level. The name Bazou comes from the Baze expression for walking because of the long migratory marches caused by frequent internal conflicts.
Bonaléa is a town and commune in Cameroon.
Fundong is a town and commune in Cameroon. It is the capital of Boyo Division, with a population of about 20,000. It is situated about 80 km from Bamenda, the regional Headquarters of the North West region. The population of Fundong is mostly rural with farming as primary occupation.
Penja is a town and commune in the Littoral Region of Cameroon. It is known for its production of Penja white pepper.
Penka-Michel is a commune in the West Region of Cameroon. It is found in the Menoua district, or department, in the West region of Cameroon. Penka-Michel is considered a part of Bansoa, a town between Bafoussam and Dschang. It is often referred to as 'Bansoa ville', or downtown Bansoa.
Mayo-Darlé is a town and commune in Cameroon. It had a tin mine nearby from c 1935 to c 1980.
Mouanko is a town and commune in the Littoral Region of Cameroon, lying on the north bank of the Sanaga River. It is the main town of the Douala Edéa Wildlife Reserve.
Mvangane is a town and commune in Cameroon.
Makénéné is a town and commune in Cameroon. It is located in the Mbam-et-Inoubou department of the Centre region.
Nitoukou is a town and commune in Mbam-et-Inoubou department of Centre Region in Cameroon.
Ntui is a commune and the capital town of Mbam-et-Kim department of Centre Region in Cameroon.
Tokombéré is a town and commune in Cameroon. The town has approximately 10,000 inhabitants and the commune approximately 80,000. Surrounded by rocky hills, Tokombéré is a crossroads for multiple ethnic groups, including the Mada, Muyang, and Zulgo tribes. The town's religious makeup is nearly equal among Christians, Muslims, and animists. The town's development began in large part with the arrival of a priest from southern Cameroon, Baba Simon, in 1959. The Catholic mission remains an important and central location in Tokombéré, with its hospital, high school, elementary school, women's center, youth center, farmer's center, and more.
The Adamawa Wars (1899-1907) were initially a series of military expeditions and border conflicts between the German Schutztruppe in Kamerun and the Fula Sunni Muslim states and tribes that were a part of the Sokoto Empire, particularly the Emirate of Adamawa in the northern half of the region. After these territories were annexed major resistance continued for years and several uprisings occurred.
Ngaoubela village in the Cameroonian province of Adamawa Region of Cameroon, 15 km west from Tibati and 3 km from the "Axe lourde", i.e. Tibati to Ngaoundéré. The village has more than 1000 inhabitants, some estimates surpass 1500. For its history it is inhabited by a range of ethnicities, among many others there are mainly Gbaya, Mboum, Fulbe and the Haussa.