Situated in the southwest province, Kumba is one of the major commercial cities in Cameroon. Kumba is the biggest city of this province and serves as the trade center for oil palms, cacaos and timber.
The city houses many attractions of the country like Barombi Mbo and others. The Barombi Mbo is a big crater lake situated in the northwest of the city center. The French International Rugby originated from the city Kumba.