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West, Cameroon

West is one of 10 primary administrative regions in Cameroon with a population of approximately 1,339,791 people.

Facts and figures on West at a glance

Region name: West (West Region)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 1,339,791 people
Country: Cameroon
Continent: Africa

The regional headquarters of West (West Region) is located in the regional capital Bafoussam (Bafoussam) with a population of 290,768 people.

The distance as the crow flies from West's regional capital Bafoussam to Cameroon's capital Yaounde (Yaoundé) is approximately 216 km (134 mi).

Facts and figures about West
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
West West Region1,339,791 peopleBafoussam Bafoussam290,768 people

Compare with other regions in Cameroon.

Map of West

Map of West

Information on West

Information on West
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
West West RegionBafoussam Bafoussam9CameroonAfrica

Time in West

Time in West
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Wed, 31 May 2023 - 9:30pmNoWed, 31 May 2023 - 9:30pmUTC +1.0Africa/Douala

Geographic coordinates of West

Latitude & Longitude of West
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map5°30'00.0"N (5.5000000°)10°40'00.0"E (10.6666700°)

Subregions in West

There are 9 administrative subregions in West.
Subregions in West
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Departement de Bamboutos Département de Bamboutos1.---
Departement de Bamoun Département de Bamoun2.---
Departement de la Menoua Département de la Ménoua3.---
Departement de Mifi Département de Mifi4.---
Departement du Haut-Nkam Département du Haut-Nkam5.---
Departement du Nde Département du Ndé6.---
Hauts-Plateaux Hauts-Plateaux7.117,008--
Koung-Khi Koung-Khi8.121,794--
Noun Noun9.434,542--

External sources of information on West

West on Wikipedia