Mvolyé

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Mvolyé
Mvolyé is located in Cameroon
Mvolyé
Mvolyé
Location in Cameroon
Coordinates: 3°50′N 11°30′E / 3.833°N 11.500°E / 3.833; 11.500
Country Flag of Cameroon.svg Cameroon
Province Yaoundé

Mvolyé or Mvolye is a neighbourhood of Yaoundé, Cameroon. Around 1900, during Cameroon's colonial period, the site was part of the lands ruled by Karl Atangana. He then donated part of the area to the German Pallottine Fathers, a Roman Catholic missionary group. The Ewondo people had previously been unable to settle it due to a large rock there. The Fathers built a permanent mission, which opened Central and Eastern Cameroon to Christianisation. Atangana remained chief of the area.

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Coordinates: 3°50′N 11°30′E / 3.833°N 11.500°E / 3.833; 11.500