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Gbarnga Destination Guide

Discover Gbarnga in Liberia

Gbarnga in the region of Bong with its 45,835 habitants is a town located in Liberia - some 103 mi or ( 165 km ) North-East of Monrovia , the country's capital .

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Local time in Gbarnga is now 02:18 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Monrovia " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Zoblema, Wenshu, Wanakapala, Suakoko, and Sanniquellie. When in this area, you might want to check out Zoblema . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Gbarnga ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Gbarnga

Gbarnga is the capital city of Bong County, Liberia, lying north east of Monrovia. Bong County is one of the over 13 political subdivisions of Liberia known as counties. During the First Liberian Civil War, it was the base for Charles Taylor's National Patriotic Front of Liberia. Cuttington College lies near the town and its campus was once home to the Africana Museum, now destroyed. As of the 2008 census, Gbarnga has a population of 34,046.

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Located at 7.00 -9.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Bong County, County capitals in Liberia

Jorquelleh District

Jorquelleh District is one of eight districts of Bong County, Liberia.

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Located at 6.96 -9.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Bong County, Districts of Liberia

Cuttington University

Cuttington University is a private university in Suacoco, Liberia. Founded in 1889 as Cuttington College by Episcopal Church of the United States (ECUSA), it is the oldest private, coeducational, four-year, degree-granting institution in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Located at 7.04 -9.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Bong County, Cuttington University, Educational institutions established in 1889, Universities in Liberia

Suakoko District

Suakoko District (commonly spelled Suacoco in english speaking countries) is one of eight districts located in Bong County, Liberia. Moreover, it is located in the south central portion of Bong County. A majority of the residents in this district are employers with the Phebe hospital and Cuttington University main campus. Others within the area are local laborers with workers and students who come into the area in search for jobs and/or education.

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Located at 6.99 -9.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Bong County, Districts of Liberia

Zota District

Zota District is one of eight districts located in Bong County, Liberia.

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Located at 6.99 -9.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Bong County, Districts of Liberia