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                and on the other, Mount Cameroon. Nature endowed the route with so many assets that tra- vellers there but wish not to see their trip end.
Trunk Road N° 4
Obala - Bafoussam
Entirely asphalted, the road 257 km long links up the Northwest of Yaoundé to the West Region’s capital town. A striking contrast between the dense and compact vegetation departing from Yaoundé and the immense herbaceous plain of the Mbam area and ends some 150 km further with the West mountain chains. After you had read on Cameroon’s geographical diversity, well, your expectations are certainly met.
Trunk Road N° 5
Bekoko - Pont du Nkam - Bafang Bandjoun
With its 247 km entirely asphalted road, the trunk road is of great economic interest to Cameroon. It takes over the Trunk Road N0 3 at the level of Bekoko and runs into Bandjoun. The Mungo Division is the area of large banana plan- tations. After Kekem, the road goes through a steep and mountainous relief. Having come to the Batié pass, the traveller is reminded that life is hung by a thread; for at this specific location, we are at more than 1800 metres altitude.
Trunk Road N° 6
The Trans african - Ekok - Mamfé - Bamenda Mbouda - Foumban Banyo - Tibati - Meiganga
With its 967 km entirely asphalted road, the
trunk road is one of the most complex and sna- ked trunk roads of Cameroon. The N0 6 crosses Cameroon transversally. To better describe it, it would be easier to start from the border localities of Nigeria, Efu and Ekok in the South-West. From there the Trunk Road N0 6 crosses in turn Mamfé- Bachuo-Akagbé-Batibo-Bamenda-Mbouda and runs into Foumban. Hence it comes towards the Adamawa, goes round the Tikar plain through Nyamboya and, finally runs into Banyo.
From Banyo, it crosses Tibati, the water tower city and ends at Meidougou near Meiganga where- from the trunk road N° 1 takes over. The trunk Road N0 6 is known to be the Trans African.
Trunk Road N° 7
Southern Border-Kribi - Campo
Out of 186 km, only 73 km of the trunk road No7 are yet to be asphalted. The main road remains the only viable one leading to the sea- side resort of Kribi. Apart from poorly managed shores, travellers are usually attracted by a quite unique phenomenon: The Lobe River Mouth. From its impressive falls, the Lobe River runs directly into the sea. Yet, we are far from having exhausted the marvels in this area. At the other end, the Campo natural reserve has kept intact its rich fauna and flora.
Trunk Road N° 8
Kiembe - Wone - Mfaitok - Bachuo - Akagbe Kumbe - Super Kumbe
Long 240 km, the road is almost entirely are asphalted.
  Cameroon has a urban and interurban road network of nearly 60,000 km
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