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Discover Harper in Liberia

Harper in the region of Maryland with its 32,661 habitants is a place located in Liberia - some 250 mi or ( 403 km ) South-East of Monrovia , the country's capital .

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Local time in Harper is now 04:21 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Monrovia " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Zwedru, Whole Graway, Wechuken, River Cess, and Monrovia. When in this area, you might want to check out Zwedru . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Harper ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Cape Palmas

Cape Palmas is a headland on the extreme southeast end of the coast of Liberia, West Africa, at the extreme southwest corner of the northern half of the continent. The Cape itself consists of a small, rocky peninsula connected to the mainland by a sandy isthmus. Immediately to the west of the peninsula is the estuary of the Hoffman River.

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Located at 4.38 -7.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Headlands of Liberia, Maryland County

Harper, Liberia

Harper, situated on Cape Palmas, is the capital of Maryland County in Liberia. It is a coastal town situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Hoffman River. Harper is Liberia's 11th largest town, with a population of 17,837. The town is named after Robert Goodloe Harper, a prominent U.S. politician and member of the American Colonization Society.

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Located at 4.37 -7.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: County capitals in Liberia, Maryland County, Populated places established by African Americans, Populated places established by Americo-Liberians

Republic of Maryland

The Republic of Maryland (also known as the Independent State of Maryland) was a small African American nation which existed from 1854 to 1857, when it was merged into what is now Liberia. The area was first settled in 1834 by freed African-American slaves and freeborn African-Americans primarily from the U.S. state of Maryland, under the auspices of the Maryland State Colonization Society.

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Located at 4.37 -7.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1857 disestablishments, 19th century in Africa, African-American history of Maryland, Colonialism, Former countries in Africa, Former republics, History of Liberia, History of Maryland, Maryland County, Populated places established by African Americans, States and territories established in 1854

Cape Palmas Airport

Cape Palmas Airport is an airport serving Greenville in Liberia.

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Located at 4.38 -7.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Airports in Liberia

Cavalla River

The Cavalla River (also known as Cavally, Youbou or Diougou river) is a river in West Africa running from north of Mount Nimba in Guinea, through Côte d'Ivoire, to Zwedru in Liberia, and back to the border with Côte d'Ivoire. It ends in the Gulf of Guinea 21 km east of Harper, Liberia. It forms the southern two-thirds of the international boundary between Liberia and Côte d'Ivoire. It has a length of 515 kilometres, and is the longest river in Liberia.

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Located at 4.37 -7.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: International rivers of Africa, Ivory Coast–Liberia border, Rivers of Guinea, Rivers of Ivory Coast, Rivers of Liberia