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Liberia

Official English Name: Republic of Liberia

Common English Name: Liberia

Capital: Monrovia

REGION
Western Africa
NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
Sierra Leone (Northwest)
Guinea (North)
Côte d’Ivoire (Southeast)
NEIGHBORING BODIES OF WATER
Atlantic Ocean (South)
TOTAL AREA
111,369 km2 (86.5% land, 13.5% water)
TOTAL LAND BOUNDARIES
1,585 km
TOTAL COASTLINE
579 km
CLIMATE
Tropical
TERRAIN
Coastal plains
Plateau
Low mountains in the northeast
HIGHEST POINT
Mount Wuteve (1,380 m)
LOWEST POINT
Sea Level
NATURAL RESOURCES
Iron ore
Timber
Diamonds
Gold
Hydropower
NATURAL DISASTERS
Harmattan winds
DEMONYM
Liberian
LARGEST ETHNIC GROUPS
Kpelle (20.3%)
Bassa (13.4%)
Grebo (10%)
Gio (8%)
Mano (7.9%)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S)
English
LARGEST RELIGIOUS GROUPS
Christian (85.6%)
Muslim (12.2%)
Atheist (1.4%)
Traditional (0.6%)
POPULATION
4,299,944
LARGEST CITY
Monrovia (1,264,000)
GOVERNMENT TYPE
Republic
HEAD OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS
15 Counties
INDEPENDENCE GAINED
26 July 1847 (from the United States of America)
NATIONAL SYMBOL
White star
NATIONAL ANTHEM
All hail, Liberia hail!
GDP PER CAPITA
$900 (USD)
CURRENCY
$ (Liberian Dollar)
EXCHANGE RATE
$1 (USD) = $90.99 (LRD)
INTERNET COUNTRY CODE
.lr
TELEPHONE COUNTRY CODE
+231

Rice is a staple of Liberian cuisine.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/li.html (Majority of information)

Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)

Information accurate to best of ability as of 11 November 2016