Grass at the summit of Mount Richard-Molard
|Elevation||1,752 m (5,748 ft)|
|Listing||Country high point|
|Location||Ivory Coast – Guinea|
|Parent range||Nimba Range|
Mount Richard-Molard, also known as Mount Nimba, is a mountain along the border of Ivory Coast and Guinea in West Africa. The highest peak for both countries and the Nimba Range is at 1,752 m (5,748 ft). The mountain is a part of the Guinea Highlands, which straddles the borders between the two countries and Liberia. The nearest major settlements are the town Yekepa to the west in Liberia, Bossou and N'Zoo in Guinea.
World Heritage status
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve is a site with outstanding universal value and therefore was nominated to the World Heritage List in 1981 . It has been listed as World Heritage in Danger since 1992.
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