Liberia


Republic of Liberia
Capital: Monrovia Nationality: Liberian Population: 3,887,886
Currency: Liberian dollars (LRD) Off. Lang: English Area: 111,369 sq km
Internet DM: lr GDP: $1.836 bil. Life Exp: 57.41 yrs
Literacy: 57.5% Location: 6 30 N, 9 30 W Calling Code: 231

Liberia is a west African country bordered by Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Ivory Coast. The country is located 6 30 N, 9 30 W.  The area is 111,369 sq km. Monrovia is the capital.

Demographics

The population is 3,685,076 with a life expectancy of 56.58 years. The population is broken down into 20.1% Kpelle, 13.4% Bassa,  10% Grebo, 8% Gio, 7.9% Mano,  6% Kru, 5.1% Lorma, 4.8% Kissi, 4.4% Gola, 20.1% other.  Liberia is 85.6% Christian, 12.2% Muslim, .6% Traditional, and 1.4% none.

Works Cited 

CIA, Factbook, Liberia



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