Population of Cities in Cameroon (2018)

2
Over 1 Million
13
100,000 to 1 Million
57
10,000 to 100,000
  • Douala
  • Yaounde
  • Garoua
  • Kousseri
  • Bamenda
  • Maroua
  • Bafoussam
  • Mokolo
  • Ngaoundere
  • Bertoua
  • Edea
  • Loum
  • Kumba
  • Nkongsamba
  • Mbouda
  • Dschang
  • Foumban
  • Ebolowa
  • Guider
  • Foumbot
  • Bafang
  • Yagoua
  • Mbalmayo
  • Meiganga
  • Bali
  • Limbe
  • Bafia
  • Wum
  • Bangangte
  • Tiko
  • Kribi
  • Mora
  • Sangmelima
  • Kumbo
  • Nkoteng
  • Mutengene
  • Buea
  • Garoua Boulai
  • Batouri
  • Fundong
  • Fontem
  • Mbanga
  • Banyo
  • Manjo
  • Melong
  • Tibati
  • Muyuka
  • Obala
  • Nanga Eboko
  • Penja

Cameroon has 2 cities with more than a million people, 13 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 57 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Cameroon is Douala, with a population of 1,338,082 people.

Douala

Douala is the largest city in Cameroon and its economic capital.

1,338,082

Yaounde

Yaounde is the second largest city in the country (after the port city Douala).

1,299,369

Garoua

Garoua was established by the Fulani emir Modibbo Adama in the first half of the nineteenth century.

436,899

Kousseri

The majority of the population of Kousseri are Arabs.

435,547

Bamenda

Bamenda is known for its cool climate and scenic hilly location.

393,835

Maroua

Maroua is known for its huge fields of ginger, and for the famous liquor of ginger.

319,941

Bafoussam

Bafoussam is the region's center of trade.

290,768

Mokolo

Mokolo is the departmental capital and largest city of the Mayo-Tsanaga department.

275,239

Ngaoundere

Ngaoundere is named after a nearby mountain on its eponymous plateau.

231,357

Name 2018 Population Location
Douala1,338,082Map
Yaounde1,299,369Map
Garoua436,899Map
Kousseri435,547Map
Bamenda393,835Map
Maroua319,941Map
Bafoussam290,768Map
Mokolo275,239Map
Ngaoundere231,357Map
Bertoua218,111Map
Edea203,149Map
Loum177,429Map
Kumba144,413Map
Nkongsamba117,063Map
Mbouda111,320Map
Dschang96,112Map
Foumban92,673Map
Ebolowa87,875Map
Guider84,647Map
Foumbot84,065Map
Bafang80,688Map
Yagoua80,235Map
Mbalmayo80,206Map
Meiganga80,100Map
Bali72,606Map
Limbe72,106Map
Bafia69,270Map
Wum68,836Map
Bangangte65,385Map
Tiko55,914Map
Kribi55,224Map
Mora55,216Map
Sangmelima54,251Map
Kumbo53,970Map
Nkoteng50,334Map
Mutengene47,478Map
Buea47,300Map
Garoua Boulai46,615Map
Batouri43,821Map
Fundong43,509Map
Fontem42,689Map
Mbanga42,590Map
Banyo40,798Map
Manjo37,661Map
Melong37,086Map
Tibati35,589Map
Muyuka31,384Map
Obala30,012Map
Nanga Eboko29,909Map
Penja28,406Map
Mbandjok26,947Map
Kaele25,199Map
Bamusso24,741Map
Lagdo24,596Map
Tchollire23,187Map
Belabo22,553Map
Lolodorf22,252Map
Eseka22,221Map
Mamfe19,472Map
Dizangue19,243Map
Idenao17,800Map
Akonolinga17,181Map
Bogo16,952Map
Tonga16,036Map
Abong Mbang14,661Map
Yokadouma13,287Map
Bazou13,058Map
Mundemba11,912Map
Betare Oya11,866Map
Rey Bouba11,454Map
Pitoa11,454Map
Mindif10,538Map
Babanki9,851Map
Mbengwi9,734Map
Akom II9,709Map
Batibo9,163Map
Belo8,705Map
Dimako8,476Map
Ambam8,476Map
Njinikom8,247Map
Ndikinimeki8,247Map
Bonaberi8,091Map
Kontcha8,018Map
Yabassi7,560Map
Bansoa7,560Map
Ngou7,560Map
Bekondo7,331Map
Makary7,331Map
Bandjoun6,872Map
Belel6,831Map
Bamendjou6,643Map
Ngambe6,414Map
Ntui6,185Map
Mme-Bafumen6,149Map
Saa5,727Map
Bana5,727Map
Poli5,727Map
Bankim5,727Map
Doume5,581Map
Nguti5,498Map
Ndom5,498Map
Okola5,390Map
Yoko5,269Map
Jakiri5,269Map
Ndelele5,040Map