Counties of Liberia

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Counties of Liberia
Bomi County Bong County Gbarpolu County Grand Bassa County Grand Cape Mount County Grand Gedeh County Grand Kru County Lofa County Margibi County Maryland County Montserrado County Nimba County Rivercess County River Gee County Sinoe CountyA clickable map of Liberia exhibiting its fifteen counties.
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Category Unitary state
Location Republic of Liberia
Number 15 counties
Populations 57,913 (Grand Kru) – 1,118,241 (Montserrado)
Areas 4,020 km2 (1,553 sq mi) (Montserrado) – 11,600 km2 (4,460 sq mi) (Nimba)
Government County Government
Subdivisions District
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There are 15 counties in Liberia, as of 2015. The fifteen counties are administered by superintendents appointed by the president.

Counties[edit]

Map # County Capital Population
(2008 Census)[1]
Area
(km2)[1]
Number of
Districts
Date
Created
1 Bomi Tubmanburg 82,036 1,942 km2 (750 sq mi) 4 1984
2 Bong Gbarnga 328,919 8,772 km2 (3,387 sq mi) 12 1964
3 Gbarpolu Bopolu 83,758 9,689 km2 (3,741 sq mi) 6 2001
4 Grand Bassa Buchanan 224,839 7,936 km2 (3,064 sq mi) 8 1839
5 Grand Cape Mount Robertsport 129,055 5,162 km2 (1,993 sq mi) 5 1844
6 Grand Gedeh Zwedru 126,146 10,484 km2 (4,048 sq mi) 3 1964
7 Grand Kru Barclayville 57,106 3,895 km2 (1,504 sq mi) 18 1984
8 Lofa Voinjama 270,114 9,982 km2 (3,854 sq mi) 6 1964
9 Margibi Kakata 199,689 2,616 km2 (1,010 sq mi) 4 1985
10 Maryland Harper 136,404 2,297 km2 (887 sq mi) 2 1857
11 Montserrado Bensonville 1,144,806 1,909 km2 (737 sq mi) 4 1839
12 Nimba Sanniquellie 468,088 11,551 km2 (4,460 sq mi) 6 1964
13 Rivercess Rivercess 65,862 5,594 km2 (2,160 sq mi) 6 1985
14 River Gee Fish Town 67,318 5,113 km2 (1,974 sq mi) 6 2000
15 Sinoe Greenville 104,932 10,137 km2 (3,914 sq mi) 17 1843

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2008 National Population and Housing Census: Preliminary Results" (PDF). Government of the Republic of Liberia. 2008. Retrieved October 14, 2008. 

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