Kumba is a metropolitan city in the Meme department, Southwest Region, Western Cameroon, referred as "K-town" in local slang. Kumba is the most developed and largest city in the Meme Department and has attracted people from the local villages like Mbonge, Ekondo Titi, etc. Kumba has an estimated population of about 400,000 with three quarters of this population being youth. As a result of improvement in infant health care, rural-urban migration and infant mortality is falling while birthrates rise, causing the population of Kumba to increase. The N8 and N16 highways meet at Kumba.