in Maryland County, Liberia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
4.378 and -7.711 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 4° 22' 41" and W -7° 42' 38"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - LRD
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 11:18 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Monrovia
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:44 am and 6:44 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-1.388 and 174.902 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Aiwa Village
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Discover Harper

Harper in Maryland County with it's 32,661 citizens is a city in Liberia about 250 mi (or 403 km) south-east of Monrovia, the country's capital city.

Local time in Harper is now 11:18 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Monrovia with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Harper. The closest airport in Liberia is Cape Palmas Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Taï National Park in Ivory coast at a distance of 134 mi (or 216 km).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Tabou, Barclayville, Fish Town, San-Pedro and Greenville. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 85 °F

Morning Temperature 29°C / 85 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 8%
Air Humidity 78%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 23% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 21st of February 2020

30°C (86 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 22nd of February 2020

31°C (88 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.

Sunday, 23rd of February 2020

32°C (89 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

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A Dream Called Harper

Published: September 10, 2013
Length: 55:47 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Martin Waalboer

Also check the book and ebook via my website; www.martinwaalboer.nl Harper, Liberia. This small town at West Africa's most southern location, Cape Palmas, was destined to become the capital...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

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.

Located at 4.36667, -7.71667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places established by Americo-Liberians, Maryland County, Populated places established by African Americans, County capitals in Liberia

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.

Located at 4.37611, -7.71694 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Headlands of Liberia, Maryland County

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.

Located at 4.36667, -7.71667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
African-American history of Maryland, History of Liberia, Former countries in Africa, Former republics, States and territories established in 1854, 1857 disestablishments, Colonialism, 19th century in Africa, History of Maryland, Populated places established by African Americans, Maryland County

Cape Palmas Airport

Cape Palmas Airport is an airport serving Greenville in Liberia.

Located at 4.37902, -7.69695 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Liberia

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Harper.

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Harper.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Cape Palmas, Harper, Harper City, CPA