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Margibi County Profile
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Margibi County is located in Central Liberia just about 45 minutes drive from Monrovia and has an area of 1,039 square miles. It has a population of 209,923. It is ideally situated along the Coast of Liberia and share common boundaries with Bong, Grand Bassa and Montserrado counties.
 
It was founded in 1984 as the 13th county, with two territories, Marshall and Gibi merged to form Margibi County. The name derives from “Mar” for Marshall Territory and “Gibi” from Gibi Territory.

Margibi County is famous for its numerous rubber plantations. Paramount among them is the Firestone and Salala Plantations. These Institutions have been instrumental in providing jobs and other basic services such as schools, shelter and health facilities for thousands of inhabitants of the county.

The county can also boast of some excellent educational institutions, including the famous Booker T. Washington Institute (BWI) in Kakata and the Kakata Rural Teacher Training Institute (KRTTI).

About 90% of the county’s populations are Christian, 5% are Muslims and another 5% are Animist.

 
 Margibi Fact Sheet
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