Batibo is one of the Sub Divisions within Momo Division with administrative headquarters in Mbengwi. Batibo Council is one of the 34 councils found in the North West Region of Cameroon. The council is some 40 km away from Bamenda the Regional Headquarter.
The area referred to as Batibo Sub Division embodies 22 villages. It is located in the South Western part of Bamenda the regional head quarter and on the fringes of the forest zone of the Upper Cross River Basin. It is therefore a transitional zone between the dense equatorial forest of the South West of Cameroon, and the Bamenda grass fields of the Western Plateau. It lies between latitudes 4° 95 and 5°45 N, and longitudes 10° 10 and 10° 30 E. The Council area is made up of 22 villages.
Climate (Rainfall and Temperature) the region falls within the Equatorial Climatic Zone (mountain type) and like every other region within this zone, has two seasons: Rainy and Dry seasons. The rainy season covers from March to mid-November and the dry season from mid-November to mid-march. The region is characterized by varying altitudes. It has two climatic zones corresponding to the relief zones. In the low plateau, temperatures are high throughout the year with a monthly average of 20°C and an annual range of 4.60°C (Batibo station).The average annual rainfall of the zone stands at 2000mm. This offers favorable climatic conditions for growth of a wide range of plants like perennial and annual crops. … Learn More