Bui (Cameroon department)

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For the Vietnamese surname, see Bùi.
For other uses, see Bui.
Department location in Cameroon
Department location in Cameroon
Country  Cameroon
Province Northwest Province
Capital Kumbo
 • Total 887 sq mi (2,297 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 322,877
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Bui is a department of Northwest Province in Cameroon. The department covers an area of 2,297 km² and as of 2001 had a total population of 322,877.[1]The capital of the department lies at Kumbo.


The department is divided administratively into 7 communes and in turn into villages.



  1. ^ "Departments of Cameroon". Statoids, obtained from Institut national de la statistique (Cameroun) - Annuaire statistique du Cameroun 2004. Retrieved April 6, 2009. 

Coordinates: 6°12′N 10°40′E / 6.200°N 10.667°E / 6.200; 10.667