Commune and town
|Department Mbere||Subdivision Meiganga|
|Elevation||4,170 ft (1,271 m)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (WAT)|
The village of Djohong dates back to colonial times. Originally it was located in the valley just NE of current Djohong and was named "Dzong."
Gbaya and Fulbe are the dominant ethnicities in the town with smaller representations of Mbororo, Pana, Tupuri, Bassa, and Bamilike. This area of the Adamawa is considered the epicenter of Gbaya population in Cameroon.
Mbere Valley National Park
The Mbere Valley National Park is a protected nature zone consisting of 77000Ha. The biodiversity in the area is one of the main reasons why the Cameroonian government decided to protect the valley.
Djohong is located 160 km from the provincial capital of Ngaoundere and 90 km from Meiganga. Ngaoui is the nearest large town located 45 km to SE.
The area surrounding Djohong has a significant refugee population from the Central African Republic.
- Mah, E.P. (2014). La profession d'huissier de justice au Cameroun francophone. Harmattan Cameroun (in French). Editions L'Harmattan. p. 38. ISBN 978-2-336-33787-6. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
- Site de la primature – Élections municipales 2002 (in French)
- Contrôle de gestion et performance des services publics communaux des villes camerounaises- Thèse de Donation Avele, Université Montesquieu Bordeaux IV (in French)
- Charles Nanga, La réforme de l’administration territoriale au Cameroun à la lumière de la loi constitutionnelle n° 96/06 du 18 janvier 1996, Mémoire ENA. (in French)
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