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Capital : Monrovia
Language :  English
Currency :  Liberian dollar
Population : 4 076 530
Area : 111 369 km2

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Liberia facts

1. Independence from the USA was obtained on July 26, 1847.
2. The population density is 29 people / km2.
3. The country is 2.8 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Animism, 48%.
5. The longest river is Saint John.
6. Full name of the country – Republic of Liberia.
7. Political system – republic.
8. Motto of the country – “The love of freedom has brought us here”.
9. The highest peak is Mount Wuteve 1440 m above sea level.
10. The average temperature is in January 27 °C, in July 24 °C.
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11. Liberia is the only country in Africa that has no colonial past. It was created by liberated American slaves.

Author: Ola

12. In 1927, the most fake elections in the world took place. President Charles Dunbar Burgess King received 600,000 votes from 15,000 registered voters.

Author: fakty

13. In 2003, 25,000 high school graduates took the exam at the University of Liberia. Interestingly, no one managed to pass. For a year there was no first-year student.

Author: ciekawostki

14. The minimum wage is USD 5,600 per month (data from 2014).

Author: Daria

15. In 1990, President Samuel Doe was beaten to death by rebels, and his body was partially eaten.

Author: Katalizak

16. In Liberia, on average, an adult consumes about 4.7 liters of pure alcohol a year.

17. The most drinks are spirits – 88%, then beer – 11%, and wine – 1%.

Author: AlkoWorld

18. In this country, compulsory education lasts 6 years.

19. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

20. The average IQ level is 67.

Author: EduKacJa

21. The national animal is a coral bird.

Author: Kos

22. Built-up speed allowed is 40 km / h (25 mph).

23. Outside of built-up areas, the permitted speed on the normal road is 56 km / h (35 mph). and on 72 km / h (45 mph) highways.

24. The permissible blood alcohol content in a person driving a car is 0.5 promille.

25. In 2010, 760 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

26. In this country there are more than 1 085 000 motor vehicles registered (241 vehicles per 1 000 inhabitants).

Author: AutoMania

27. 38% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 1,710,000 people).

28. 89.6% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

Author: Durga

29. In this country there are over 10,600 km of paved roads (0.02% of all roads in the world).

30. In this country there are 29 airports, 2 with paved surface.

Author: Marlène

31. In this country there are over 429 km of railway tracks.

Author: Marlène

32. In this country over 348 000 (2015) 395 063 (2018) people have access to the internet ( around 09% of the population).

33. Around 260,000 (2015) 330 000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

Author: NET

34. The national top-level domain is .lr . There are over 270 websites with such an extension.

Author: http

35. The country has over $493,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.0042% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

Author: Vinamra

36. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $2,206,000,000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $2,160,000,000 .

37. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 year was 33.2% GDP, or around: $732 392 000 ,
      – 2018 the year was 28.8% GDP, or around: $622,000,000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $138.

38. Foreign debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 the year was around: $652,200,000 ,
      – 2018 of the year is around: $649,000,000 .

Author: Komornik

39. In this country an adult person smokes 9 cigarettes a month on average.

Author: VViki

40. In this country there are 52.4% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 2,359,572 people).

Author: Reebeka

41. The lowest temperature: 7.8 °C was measured at Masambolahun.

42. The highest temperature: 40.6 °C was measured at Sikombe.

Author: weather

43. The most deadly disease in this country is HIV / AIDS.

Author: medi

44. The average life expectancy in this country is 54.4 years (women – 55.4 years and men – 53.5 years).

Author: Wilga

45. 2 Liberia citizens received the Nobel Prize.

Author: redsun

46. In this country, women can get married at the age of 18, and men aged 21.

47. In this country, women have their first child on average 19 years old.

48. 10 women give birth to 47 children on average

Author: Nadia

49. The average age of people living in this country is 18.1 years old.

50. The country is around:
1,973,000 people (42.75%) in the age range 0-14 years.
2 497 000 people (54.11%) in the age range 15-64 years.
144 900 people (3.14%) over 65 years old.

51. In this country, about 159,000 children are born each year (3.4% of the population), and about 44,700 people die (1.0% of the population).

Author: Sara19

52. There are 26300 km2 of agricultural land in Liberia (27% of the country).

53. 16 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

54. Saniquellie is the highest located town in the country.

55. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1946.

56. The country joined the UN on November 2, 1945.

57. The work week is 48 hours.

Author: Statyk

58. 47% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

59. 30336 km2 of the country is covered by forests (31.5%)

60. The last death penalty was carried out in 1995.

Author: Statyk

61. The unemployment rate is 2.4% (data from 2018).

62. The level of inflation in 2018 is 21.4%.

Author: Fan%

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What is the highest peak in Liberia?
The highest peak in Liberia is Mount Wuteve (1440 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Liberia?
Saint John is the largest river in Liberia.

answer: Marta

What is the largest lake in Liberia?
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What is the national dish?
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What Liberia has national colors?
National colors: red white and blue.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
The national animal is a coral bird.

answer: Marta

What is the national sport?
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What countries borders Liberia?
Liberia borders with such countries as: Guinea 563 km, Côte d’Ivoire 716 km, Sierra Leone 306 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 18.1 years.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage is USD 5,600 per month (data from 2014).

answer: Marta

What is the population density in Liberia?
Population density is 48 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
Motto of the country – “The love of freedom has brought us here”.

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 40.6 ° C was measured at Sikombe.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: 7.8 ° C was measured at Masambolahun.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta