Menchum is a department of Northwest Province in Cameroon. The department covers an area of 4469 km² and as of 2005 had a total population of 161,998.The capital of the department lies at Wum. The Menchum River drains this area, flowing westward into Nigeria to join the Benue River.
Department location in Cameroon
|• Total||1,725 sq mi (4,469 km2)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (WAT)|
The department is divided administratively into 5 communes and in turn into villages.
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