Djohong

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Djohong

Doumba
Commune and town
Country Cameroon
Department MbereSubdivision Meiganga
Elevation
4,170 ft (1,271 m)
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

Djohong is a town and commune in Cameroon.[1]

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."

Population[edit]

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[edit]

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.

Proximity[edit]

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.

Refugee population[edit]

The area surrounding Djohong has a significant refugee population from the Central African Republic.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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.

Coordinates: 6°50′N 14°42′E / 6.833°N 14.700°E / 6.833; 14.700