Montserrado County

What is Montserrado County known for?


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the rural parts of Liberia. Due to a lack of formal employment (informal sector), many engage in informal businesses and trading. As of October 2006, employment in the county is primarily self-employment with only 17% of households having members that were salaried employees. The largest income generation activity was through petty trade or small business, with 46% of households engaged


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completed college, attended college, or have received a vocational education. Enrollment for school age children is 70%, with 76% for males and 65% for females. Culture The Liberian National Museum is located in Monrovia, while the city also hosts two football stadiums, the National Complex (National Complex (Liberia)) and Antoinette Tubman Stadium.


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number of native African communities. The most populous district in the county and the nation, Greater Monrovia District, is home to 1,010,970 people. The district is made up of all the communities surrounding the city of Monrovia, but not the capital itself. Employment is mainly informal, small scale trade and government employment through the national government or foreign governments. The population has members of each of Liberia’s 16 main tribes. St. Paul River District is the second most populous district in the county with 63,541 residents. Residents are primarily Christians and a member of the Bassa, Dey, or Kpelle tribes. Farming and fishing are the main economic activities along with some small scale trading. The district has one paved road. Demographics Montserrado is the smallest county by size at '''Todee District''' is one of four districts (Districts of Liberia) located in Montserrado County, Liberia. There was a former Armed Forces of Liberia base there housing the Tubman Military Academy and Second Infantry Battalion in 1984 (Library of Congress Liberia Country Study) and there have been some discussion post-2003 of rebuilding the base.


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; The University of Liberia’s main campus is located in Monrovia, and includes the country’s only law school in the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law. Jallah, David A. B. “Notes, Presented by Professor and Dean of the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law, University of Liberia, David A. B. Jallah to the International Association of Law Schools Conference Learning From Each Other: Enriching the Law School Curriculum

in an Interrelated World Held at Soochow University Kenneth Wang School of Law, Suzhou, China, October 17–19, 2007.” International Association of Law Schools. Retrieved on September 1, 2008. Enrollment in primary schools in the county totaled 314,409 students, which was 35% of the total number for the nation as a whole.


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Liberian National Police have 844 officers spread across 33 stations in the county, as of October 2007. Additionally, the National Police Training Academy is in Montserrado County in Paynesville City (Paynesville, Liberia). Other national government employees assigned to the county include tax collectors, revenue agents, and customs officials.<


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Bensonville subdivision_type2 Districts subdivision_name2 4 leader_title Superintendent leader_name Grace T. Kpaan established_title Established established_date 1847 area_total_km2 1909 population_as_of 2008 population_note population_total 1144806 population_density_km2 599.7 timezone GMT utc_offset +0 latd 6 latm 30 lats latNS N longd 10 longm 30 longs 50 longEW W footnotes

, it had a population of 1,144,806, making it the most populous county in Liberia. Created in 1847 at the foundation of the country, the county is the oldest in Liberia. The most populous city in the county is Liberia’s

capital, Monrovia with 1,010,970 residents, while Montserrado’s County Superintendent is Nyenekon Beauty Snoh-Barcon. The county is bordered by Bomi County to the west, Bong County to the north, and Margibi County to the east


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in these activities. This was followed by 25% for making charcoal, 19% for temporary employment, and 18% for palm oil nut production and sales. The national government is the county's single largest employer. thumb left Cityscape of Monrovia (Image:Monrovia Street.jpg) Agriculture is small part of economy, with the main crops consisting of cassava (90% of all crops), rice (16%), other vegetables (18%), corn (16%), sweet potatoes


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administrative districts in Bomi, Gibi, and Marshall with Monrovia as the county capital. In 1885, the first


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Bong County’s flag is purple, signifying the dawn, and orange, signifying the County’s newness. '''Todee District''' is one of four districts (Districts of Liberia) located in Montserrado County, Liberia. There was a former Armed Forces of Liberia base there housing the Tubman Military Academy and Second Infantry Battalion in 1984 (Library of Congress Liberia Country Study) and there have been some discussion post-2003 of rebuilding the base.


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-American settlers. In the center lies a circle with trees which celebrate agriculture and the soil. There is a small Liberian (Flag of Liberia) flag in the upper left corner. Economy The county contains the most and the largest markets in the entire country. One of these markets is in the Red Light neighborhood of Paynesville where a variety of consumer goods are sold out of wheelbarrows and old intermodal containers. '''Todee District''' is one of four districts (Districts of Liberia) located in Montserrado County, Liberia. There was a former Armed Forces of Liberia base there housing the Tubman Military Academy and Second Infantry Battalion in 1984 (Library of Congress Liberia Country Study) and there have been some discussion post-2003 of rebuilding the base.

Montserrado County

'''Montserrado County''' is a county (Counties of Liberia) in the northwestern portion of the West African nation of Liberia. One of 15 counties that comprise the first-level of administrative division (Administrative division) in the nation, it has four districts (Districts of Liberia). Bensonville serves as the capital with the area of the county measuring

Created in 1847 at the foundation of the country, the county is the oldest in Liberia. The most populous city in the county is Liberia’s capital, Monrovia with 1,010,970 residents, while Montserrado’s County Superintendent is Nyenekon Beauty Snoh-Barcon. The county is bordered by Bomi County to the west, Bong County to the north, and Margibi County to the east. The southern part of Montserrado lies on the Atlantic Coast (Atlantic Ocean).

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