Touring River Cess in Liberia
River Cess in the region of River Cess is located in Liberia - some 102 mi or ( 164 km ) South-East of Monrovia , the country's capital city .
Time in River Cess is now 05:32 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Monrovia " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Westa, Wazibli, Timbo, Sengbloh, and Blay Town. Being here already, consider visiting Westa . Check out our recomendations for River Cess ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
River Cess is the capital city of Rivercess County, Liberia. As of the 2008 national census, the population stood at 2,578. It received its original name Cestos from Portuguese traders in the early 16th century from the baskets that were produced and sold in the town. Cestos in Portuguese and Spanish means basket.
Located at 5.47 -9.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
The Cestos River is a Liberian river that rises in the Nimba Range of Guinea and flows south along the Côte d'Ivoire border, then southwest through tracks of Liberian rain forest to empty into a bay on the Atlantic Ocean where the city River Cess is located. The Pygmy Hippopotamus (Choeropsis liberiensis) is known to inhabit lands along stretches of the river. It forms the northern third of the international boundary between Liberia and Côte d'Ivoire.
Located at 5.45 -9.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Fen River District
Fen River District is one of 8 districts of Rivercess County, Liberia. As of 2008, the population was 12,630.
Located at 5.55 -9.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Sam Gbalor District
Sam Gbalor District is one of 8 districts of Rivercess County, Liberia. As of 2008, the population was 3,714.
Located at 5.38 -9.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Timbo District was one of the two original districts of Rivercess County, Liberia.
Located at 5.56 -9.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
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