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Tiko, Originally called ‘Keka’ by the Bakweris, is a town and important port in the southwest region of Cameroon. The settlement grew as a market town for Duala (or Douala) fishermen, Bakweri (Kpwe people) farmers and hunters from Molyko, Bwenga, Bulu and Bokova. The core quarters in Tiko include Streets 1 to 7, Motombolombo, Down Beach, New Quarter, P&T quarters, New Layout, Long Street, Likomba, Golf Club, Mutengene, Ombe. As of 2010, the town is estimated to have a population of 55,914. Tiko is a popular destination for tourists visiting Cameroon. The town is also an industrial area which is mostly occupied by the CDC (Cameroon Development Co-operation), which produces rubber, banana, and palm oil. Tiko hosts the Tiko Golf Club, which is a popular destination for golf lovers. The Likomba Golf Course is located in Likomba which has 18 holes. During the dry season, major golf tournaments are held there, as it is one of only 2 golf courses in Cameroon. Tiko also hosts the special forces, which explains the peace and security enjoyed by the inhabitants. Mutengene, a small town west of Tiko, is a cross roads leading to Buea and Limbe, Cameroon (Formerly called Victoria). The closest towns with coordinates: * Mutengene (6.2 miles / 10.0 km W) * Buea (11.1 miles / 17.9 km W/NW) * Limbe, Cameroon (13.1 miles / 21.0 km W/SW) * Muyuka (14.9 miles / 24.0 km N/NE * Bonabéri (20.7 miles / 33.2 km E) * Dibombari (21.6 miles / 34.7 km E/NE) * Douala (23.5 miles / 37.7 km E) * Idenao or Idenau (29.0 miles / 46.7 km W/NW) * Mbanga or Mabanga (32.7 miles / 52.7 km N/NE) * Kumba (39.0 miles / 62.7 km N)


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Facts and Stats for Tiko*

  • Pollution Statistics in Tiko

    Know the pollution level of Tiko before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 75 (High)
    • Water Pollution 91.67 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 83.33 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 66.67 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 83.33 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 87.5 (Very High)
  • Tiko: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Tiko for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Tiko.

    • Burglary and Theft 80.56 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 88.89 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 86.11 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 97.22 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 81.25 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 86.11 (Very High)
    • Attacks 77.78 (High)
    • Drug offense 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 33.33 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 80.56 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 66.67 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 86.11 (Very High)
  • Living in Tiko - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 17.49 (Very Low)
    • Pollution Index 93.39 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 15 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 44.6 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 18.32 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Tiko

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Tiko

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.59 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 21.53 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 58.31 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 49.34 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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