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Department location in Cameroon
Department location in Cameroon
Country  Cameroon
Province West Region
Capital Bangangté
 • Total 588 sq mi (1,524 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 123,661
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

NDE is one of the 58 divisions found in Cameroon. It is located in the western region of the Country, about 50km from Douala the economic capital and about 265 km from Yaoundé the political capital. Its estimated population is 200,000. There are two meanings that are attached to the acronym NDE. The first and most popular is Nobility, Dignity, Elegance. The second meaning is New, Deal, Economy. Bangangte has been the headquarter of the NDE division since June 14, 1961. Medumba is the most common language spoken in this region. Its kingdoms include; Bangangte, Bangoulap, Balengou, Bazou, Bakong, Bamena, Tonga (Badounga), Bahouoc, Bangang-Fokam, Bawock, Bangoua, Batchingou, Bamaha and Bagnoun. The main Religious belief is Christianity, with the two main denominations being Catholics and Protestant. Its climate ranges between 14- 22 Celsius at night and between 24-30 Celsius.


The department is divided administratively into 4 communes and in turn into villages.