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Liberia

Liberia
  • Capital

    Capital

    Monrovia

  • Local time

    Local time

    18:38

  • Population

    Population

    4.19 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +231

  • Currency

    Currency

    $ LRD (dollar)

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Liberia

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  • Capital

    Capital

    Monrovia

  • Local time

    Local time

    18:38

  • Population

    Population

    4.19 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +231

  • Currency

    Currency

    $ LRD (dollar)

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 0.91 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    2 391mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    111 370 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    3%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    43%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    28%

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    33 700

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    indigenous African tribes
    Americo-Liberians - 2 %
    Congo People - 2 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    traditional - 40 %
    Christian - 40 %
    Islam - 20 %

  • Languages

    Languages

    English - 20 %

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    2 050

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    5.2 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    27.6%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    2.3%

  • Malaria

    Malaria

    246%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    308 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    1.6%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    rubber processing, palm oil processing, timber, diamonds

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    rubber, coffee, cocoa, rice, cassava (manioc), palm oil, sugarcane, bananas, sheep

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    iron ore, timber, diamonds, gold, hydropower

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    iron ore, timber, diamonds, gold, hydropower

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    89%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    935kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    172 (Best=1, Worst=200)

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What not to do when visiting Liberia

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Business & Communication

Don’t forget to shake hands when greeting.

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Business & Communication

Don’t photograph military installations, air and seaports, and government buildings - it’s prohibited.

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Business & Communication

Don’t be surprised by touching during the conversation - it’s very common.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Liberia’s capital Monrovia is one of two capital cities named after U.S presidents, in this case James Monroe. The other is Washington D.C.

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Street & Behavioral

Don’t be a victim of mosquito-borne diseases - protect yourself against bites by mosquitoes. Malaria is still an issue in Liberia.

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Street & Behavioral

Don’t forget consensual same-sex sexual relations are criminalised.

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Street & Behavioral

Don’t ignore the power of the Atlantic ocean - strong rip currents occur. Always be cautious when thinking about a swim.

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Business & Communication

Don’t forget the rainy season takes place between May and November.

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