Liberia Facts and History

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Flag of Liberia
National Flag of Liberia

Interesting facts about Liberia

  • Official Name: Republic of Liberia
  • Form of Government: multiparty republic with two legislative bodies (Liberian Senate [30]; House of Representatives [73])
  • President: George Weah
  • Prime Minister: Justin Trudeau
  • GDP: 3.071 billion USD (2019)
  • Capital: Monrovia
  • Population: 4.937 million (2019)
  • Official Languages: English
  • Currency: Liberian dollar
  • Timezone: GMT
  • Area: 111,369 km²
  • Dialing Code: +231
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Drakensberg,Maloti Mountains
  • Major Rivers: Cavalla River,Saint Paul river
  • Continent: Africa
  • Border Countries: Liberia is bounded by Sierra Leone to the northwest, Guinea to the north, Côte d’Ivoire to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the south and west.

Map of Liberia

National Symbols of Liberia

  • National Bird: Garden Bulbul
  • National Anthem: “All Hail, Liberia, Hail!”
  • National Animal: Asiatic lion
  • National Flower: Pepper Flower
  • National Poet: Bai T. Moore
  • National Game: football