Foumban

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Palace of the Sultan of Bamun at Foumban.

Foumban or Fumban is a city in Cameroon, lying north east of Bafoussam. It has a population of 113,100 (2001 estimate). It is a major town for the Bamoun people and is home to a museum of traditional arts and culture. There is also a market and a craft centre, while Foumban Royal Palace contains a museum with information on Ibrahim Njoya who invented a new religion and the Shumom alphabet.

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Coordinates: 5°43′N 10°55′Efr:Foumban pl:Foumban pt:Foumban


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