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Department location in Cameroon
Department location in Cameroon
Country  Cameroon
Province Northwest Province
Capital Bamenda
 • Total 674 sq mi (1,745 km2)
 • Total 465,644
Time zone UTC+1 (WAT)

Mezam is a county of Southern Cameroons currently occupied by the government of the Republic of Cameroon and currently known as a department of Northwest Province in Cameroon. The department covers an area of 1745 km² and as of 2001 had a total population of 465,644.[1]The capital of the department lies at Bamenda.


The department is divided administratively into 5 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 27, 2009.

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