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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

Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl and paczka-wiedzy.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.


1. Over 1 085 000 motor vehicles are registered in this country (241 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

2. The national top-level domain is .lr . There are over 270 websites with this extension.

3. In this country there are more than 10 600 km of paved roads (0.02% of all roads in the world).

4. The country has 29 airports, 2 of the paved surface.

5. In this country there are more than 429 km of railway tracks.

6. Full name of the country – Republic of Liberia.

7. Political system – republic.

8. The average temperature is 27 ° C in January and 24 ° C in July.


Geography in Liberia

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1. The country is 2.8 times smaller than Poland.

2. The longest river is Saint John.

3. Liberia borders with such countries as: Guinea 563 km, Ivory Coast 716 km, Sierra Leone 306 km.

4. The highest peak is Mount Wuteve 1440 m above sea level.

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

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

7. 30336 km2 of the country is covered by forests (31.5%)

63. The nearest capital in a straight line from Monrovia is Freetown (Sierra Leone) – 362 km.

64. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Monrovia is Yaren (no official capital) (Nauru) – 19322 km.


Finance in Liberia

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

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

3. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 2,206,000,000 (PLN 9,441,680,000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 2,160,000,000 (PLN 9,244,800,000).

4. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 year was 33.2% of GDP, which is about: $ 732 392 000 (PLN 3 134 637 760),
2018 year was 28.8% GDP, i.e. around: $ 622 080 000 (PLN 2 662 502 400). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give around $ 138 (PLN 591).

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

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


Law in Liberia

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

2. 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.

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

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

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


Education in Liberia

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1. 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.

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

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

4. The average IQ level is 67.

5. 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).


Work in Liberia

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

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

3. The work week is 48 hours.


Best in Liberia

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1. 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.

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

3. The longest river is Saint John.

4. The highest peak is Mount Wuteve 1440 m above sea level.

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

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

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


Society in Liberia

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

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

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

4. 38% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 1,710,000 people).

5. 89.6% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

6. The average IQ level is 67.

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

8. On average, a woman gives birth to 4.7 children.

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

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

11. The population density is 29 people / km2.

12. The main religion is Animism, 48%.

13. 2 Liberia citizens received the Nobel Prize.

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

15. In this country there are approximately:
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.

16. 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).

17. 16 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

18. 47% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

19. The lowest temperature: 5 °C was measured at Markoye.

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


Symbols of Liberia

1. The national animal is a coral bird.

2. Motto of the country – “The love of freedom has brought us here”.


History of Liberia

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

2. Liberia is the only country in Africa that has no colonial past. It was created by liberated American slaves.

3. Independence from the USA was obtained on July 26, 1847.

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

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


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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 Liberia has national colors?

National colors: red white and blue.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

The national animal is a coral bird.

answer: Marta


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