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ID: 1088159
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Bamenda (inhabited place)  Bamenda (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 05 57 32 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 5.9597  decimal degrees
Long: 010 08 42 E  degrees minutes   Long: 10.1460  decimal degrees

Note: Affected by heavy rainfall & rugged relief, making communications difficult; trade center for local agricultural products; site of the Bamenda Museum displaying wood, ivory & clay works; site of a German fort that is a relic of the colonial period.

Names:
Bamenda (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Cameroun (nation)  ........  Cameroun (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Nord-Ouest (region (administrative division))  ............  Nord-Ouest (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Bamenda (inhabited place)  ................  Bamenda (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded 1912
town (C)
provincial capital (C)
trade center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Bamenda..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) I, 854
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 20
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) I, 854
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 25 September 2014
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 20
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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