Mezam is a division of the North West Region of Cameroon. The department covers an area of 1745 km2 and as of 2005 had a total population of 524,127.The capital of the department lies at .

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, also known as Abakwa and Mankon Town, is a city in northwestern and capital of the Northwest Region. Photo: Dada dada, CC BY-SA 3.0.


5.9785° or 5° 58' 42.6" north
10.1478° or 10° 8' 52" east
1229 metres (4032 feet)
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Also Known As

  • Chinese: Mezam Koān
  • Chinese: 梅贊州
  • Dutch: Mezam
  • French: Mezam
  • German: Mezam
  • Italian: Dipartimento di Mezam
  • Min Nan Chinese: Mezam Koān
  • Norwegian: Mezam
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Mezam
  • Polish: Mezam
  • Russian: Мезам
  • Spanish: Mezam
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  • Mezam Division

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