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Lofa County


Lofa is a county in the northernmost portion of Liberia with the area of the county measuring 9,982 square kilometres (3,854 sq mi). As of the 2008 Census, it had a population of 270,114, making it the fourth most populous county in Liberia.

The plateaus and mountain ranges lie behind rolling hills; table lands reach heights of up to 1000 ft-2000 ft (609.6 m) and mountain ranges are found up to 2000 ft. (600 m); important ranges are the Wologisie, Wutivi and Wanigisi; there are numerous hills, valleys and water courses in this zone; all three kinds of soil produced by different conditions of climate and vegetation in Liberia are found in Lofa: clay loam, sandy clay loam, and loam; vegetation in Lofa is composed of tropical rain forest including high forest, broken forest and low bush; the type of forest most common to Lofa County is known as Moist Semi-Deciduous Forest; some of the most common trees are the nesogordonia papaverifera, the limba (or terminalia superb), and the obechi (or triplochiton scleroxylon).

 

Investment Opportunities:
Lofa County is ideal for investment in agriculture (cocoa, coffee, corn, rice, and cotton), forestry and timber.