Far North, Cameroon

Far North is one of 10 primary administrative regions in Cameroon with a population of approximately 1,855,695 people.

Facts and figures on Far North at a glance

Region name: Far North (Far North Region)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 1,855,695 people
Country: Cameroon
Continent: Africa

The regional headquarters of Far North (Far North Region) is located in the regional capital Maroua (Maroua) with a population of 319,941 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Far North's regional capital Maroua to Cameroon's capital Yaounde (Yaoundé) is approximately 806 km (501 mi).

Facts and figures about Far North
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Far North Far North Region1,855,695 peopleMaroua Maroua319,941 people

Compare with other regions in Cameroon.

Map of Far North

Map of Far North

Information on Far North

Information on Far North
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Far North Far North RegionMaroua Maroua6CameroonAfrica

Time in Far North

Time in Far North
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Thu, 29 Feb 2024 - 12:32am (00:32h)NoThu, 29 Feb 2024 - 12:32am (00:32h)UTC +1.0Africa/Douala

Geographic coordinates of Far North

Latitude & Longitude of Far North
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map11°00'00.0"N (11.0000000°)14°30'00.0"E (14.5000000°)

Subregions in Far North

There are 6 administrative subregions in Far North.
Subregions in Far North
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Departement du Diamare Département du Diamaré1.---
Departement du Mayo Danai Département du Mayo Danaï2.---
Departement du Mayo-Kani Departement du Mayo-Kani3.---
Logone-et-Chari Logone-et-Chari4.---
Mayo-Sava Mayo-Sava5.348,890--
Mayo-Tsanaga Mayo-Tsanaga6.699,971--

External sources of information on Far North

Far North on Wikipedia