Tiko Tourism, Cameroon

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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 87.5 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 96.88 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 90.63 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 96.88 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 92.86 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 96.88 (Very High)
    • Attacks 84.38 (Very High)
    • Drug offense 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 90.63 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 75 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 90.63 (Very High)
  • Living in Tiko - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 10.41 (Very Low)
    • Pollution Index 93.39 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 15 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 48.81 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.57 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 18.7 (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 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.72 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.12 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 60.48 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 65.13 USD

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

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