February 2010 Archives

Liberia

Location: Liberia is located along the west coast of the African continent.

Capital: Monrovia

Neighbors: Liberia is bordered to the northeast by Sierra Leone, to the north by Guinea, to the east by Côte d'Ivoire and to the west by the Atlantic Ocean.

People:Liberian

Ethnic groups: Kpelle 20%, Bassa 14%, Gio 8%, Kru 6%, 52% spread over 12 other ethnic groups.

Population: 3.49 Million

Flag: The Liberian flag is similar to the American flag. It bears red, white and blue.The only difference is the Liberian flag has one larger white star compared to the American's fifty stars. Both are found in the upper left-hand corner of the flags.

Government:Presidential republic

     President: Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

     Vice-President: Joseph Boakai

     Chief Justice: Jonnie Lewis

Surface Area: 111,369 square km

Languages: English is the official language. There are 16 indigenous languages.

Currency: Liberian Dollar

Liberia is divided into 15 counties, which are subdivided into districts, and further subdivided into clans.

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