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Lofa County
 
 
Flag of Lofa CountyLofa County has seven (7) Political Districts with one (1) Township. The Capital City of Lofa County is Voinjama. Lofa has six (6) Liberian tribes: Lorma, Kissi, Gbandi, Kpelle, Mande and Mandingo.
 
Tradition culture remains strong in Lofa. The Poro and Sande societies play critical roles in the education and institution of boys and girls.
 
 
 
 Lofa began a county in 1964. The symbol of Lofa is a flag comprised of three colors: green, light blue and brown. In the middle of the flag, there is a hand holding a stick which symbolizes unity.

Lofa County lies in the north western corner of the country. It is bounded on the north by the Republic of Guinea, on the west by Sierra Leone and the south by Gbarpolu and Bong Counties. Lofa is the third largest county in Liberia.

The climate in Lofa is tropical, hot and humid. The temperature normally ranges annually from 24 degrees Celsius to 30 degrees Celsius (75 degrees Fahrenheit to 85 degrees Fahrenheit).
 
Lofa has an average rainfall of around 115 inches. The important mountains are the Wologisie, Wutizi and Wanigisi.
 
The soil of the County is clay loam, sandy clay loam and loam. Agriculture products are rice, cocoa, and coffee. Mining products are gold and diamond. The vegetation is composed of tropical rain forest and low bush.
 
  


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Note: Quardu Gbondi and Voinjama Districts has one Education District.
 
There are two (2) Colleges in the county namely: Lofa County Community college and Free Pentecostal College.

There are 57 Health Centers including 4 referrer Hospitals namely: Tellewoyan Hospital in Voinjama, Voinjama District; Current Lutheran Hospital in Zorzor, Zorzor District; Kolahun Hospital in Kolahun, Kolahun District; and Borma Hospital in Foya, Foya District.
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