Manyu is one of the administrative divisions in the Republic of Cameroon. It is located in the South-West region of Cameroon. It covers a surface area of approximately 9,565 km square and has a population of approximately 177,389 according to annuaire statistics du Cameroun 2006. Its capital city is Mamfe.
The division is made up of 234 villages within four (4) subdivisions.
Subdivision Chief Town Approx. surface area (km2) # of villages
Mamfe Central Mamfe 9400 11
Upper Banyang Tinto 1320 59
Eyomujock Eyomujock 2110 65
Akwaya Akwaya 3500 99
Custodians of the culture - The EKPE Society
The Ekpe Society is a highly respected and an integral part of the Manyu culture that originated from the Cross River region of Africa.
Its beliefs, customs and practices are so ancient that they predate Christianity, Islam and most of the ancient European civilizations.