Liberia

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Liberia

Presidential republic, independant since 1847

Region:
Western Africa
Area:
111,370 km²
Further names:
Liberien
Local name:
Liberia
Capital:
Monrovia
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Country comparison
Current time in Liberia:

The countrywide time in Liberia is Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
As in many countries near the equator, there is also no daylight saving time in Liberia.
So there is all over the year the same difference of 0 hours to Greenwich Mean Time.

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Population

4,732,000
42.49
Ø 61.5 years
Life expectancy females:
Ø 63.5 years
Birthrate:
34.3 ‰
Deathrate:
7.9 ‰
Males/Females:
50.5% : 49.5%

Population pyramid

Population pyramid Liberia 2017
The currency in Liberia is Liberian Dollar (LRD).
1 Dollar is divided into 100 Cents.
Status: 11/17/2018
1 US Dollar = 158.13 Dollar
1000 Dollar = 6.32 US Dollar
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Languages

Official language:
English

mother tonguedistribution
English20.0 %
Kpelle19.5 %
Bassa13.7 %
Grebo8.9 %
Gio7.9 %
Kru7.2 %
Mano7.2 %
Loma5.8 %
Malinke5.1 %
other4.7 %

Religions

Branchdistribution
Christs85.6%
Native religions0.6%
Muslims12.2%
nondenominational1.4%
other0.2%

Economy more...

(per year)
GDP:1,910.24 M €
Exportations:178.9 M €
Importations:1,103.8 M €
Tourism receipts:41.46 M €
Unemployment rate:2.4 %
Inflation rate:12.42 %
corruption index:31 (bad)
Energy consumption:39.0 M kWh

Land use

0% Urban areas:434 km²
24% Agricultural areas:26,998 km²
38% Forest:41,793 km²
14% Water areas:15,050 km²
24% Others:27,094 km²

Transport more...

Roadways:10,600 km
Railways:429 km
Commercial harbors:3,296
Airports:29

Liberia is a country on the Atlantic coast of West Africa. The land has a total area of 111,370 km² and a total coastline of 579 km. This area is approximately 0% of the area of Ohio. There are direct national borders with the 3 neighbouring countries Guinea, Ivory Coast and Sierra Leone. The distance between New York City and the Capital Monrovia is about 7,310 km.

Most important cities in Liberia

CityRegionPopulation
Monrovia / CapitalMontserrado1,011,000
GbarngaBong46,000
KakataMargibi34,000
Bensonville CityMontserrado33,000
Harper CityMaryland33,000
VoinjamaLofa27,000
BuchananGrand Bassa26,000
ZwedruGrand Gedeh26,000
New YekepaNimba25,000
GreenvilleSinoe16,000
GantaNimba14,000
RobertsportGrand Cape Mount12,000
Fish TownRiver Gee3,330
TubmanburgBomi3,160
BopoluGbarpolu2,910
BarclayvilleGrand Kru2,730
Cestos CityRiver Cess2,580




Political indicators

(Based on the "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project of the World Bank)

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Rule of law:
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Voice accountability:
Death penalty:not practiced for 10+ years



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