Douala

Cameroon 13.30 (Africa/Douala)
Carry identification at all times (either a residence permit or a certified copy of your passport showing a valid visa). Failure to produce ID can lead to detention by the police. Homosexuality is not widely accepted in central African society and sexual acts between members of the same sex are illegal in Cameroon. There were arrests and prosecutions of homosexuals during 2014 and a brutal murder of an LGBT activist in 2013. Penalties for the use and possession of drugs are severe and usually include a prison sentence. Photographing military sites, government buildings, airports and ports is forbidden. While photography elsewhere is not illegal, communities can be sensitive to people taking photos and may ask for money in return. Officials may also ask you to pay for a ‘permits’ to photograph certain places.
Map showing the location of Douala

About The Port

The largest city and commercial capital of Cameroon. Port handles dry and liquid bulk, LPG, containers, fruit, forest products, Ro-Ro and general cargo.

At the mouth of the Wouri River, 80 n.m. from the border with Nigeria in the Gulf of Guinea.

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