Grand Gedeh County
Discover Grand Gedeh County
Grand Gedeh County, located in the southeastern part of Liberia, is one of Liberia's largest counties. Nimba County borders the county to the west, Sinoe County to the southwest, River Gee County to the southeast, and Cote d'Ivoire to the north. The county is known for its forests and holds the Cavalla River, the longest river in Liberia. One of the Grand Gedeh's best-known natural attractions is the Grebo National Forest, recognized for its plant endemism and biodiversity, particularly the critically endangered western chimpanzees. The County is also noted for its rich iron ore reserves and has a history of mining.
Zwedru is the capital of the Grand Gedeh County and has a number of places to stay. If you find yourself in Zwedru, the colorful Zwedru Central Market is worth a visit. A market well known for its products from Liberia, Guinea, and Cote d’Ivoire.