Lofa County

Lofa is a county in the northernmost portion of Liberia with the area of the county measuring 9,982 square kilometers (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 watercourses 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 papaverine, 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.