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This article is about the department of Cameroon. See Central Highlands (Madagascar) for the region of Madagascar and Hautes Plaines for the region of Algeria.
Department location in Cameroon
Department location in Cameroon
Country  Cameroon
Province West Province
Capital Baham
 • Total 160 sq mi (415 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 117,008
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Hauts-Plateaux is a department of West Province in Cameroon. The department covers an area of 415 km² and as of 2001 had a total population of 117,008.[1] The capital of the department lies at Baham. The department was created in 1995 when the Mifi department was split up.


The department is divided administratively into 4 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 3, 2009.