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Liberia

Liberia Eventhough it is not the most safe place to go, due to the sufferings of civil war, it will still be possible to go on a nice holiday, enjoying the sunny beaches. Is that not enough for you, it would be possible to go to the Firestone Plantation, the worlds largest plantation of rubber or you can explore the rainforest and animals in the Sapo National park.

Area: 99.093 Km²
Population: 3.226.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 33 pop/Km²

System of government: Presidential Republic
Capital: Monrovia (962.000 pop.)
Major cities: Buchanan 30.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Kpelle 21%, Bassa 16%, Kru 8%, Dan 8%, Grebo 8%, Americo-Liberians 4%, others 35%
Border countries: Sierra Leone NORTH-WEST, Guinea NORTH, Cote d'Ivoire EAST

Principal mountains: Guest House Hill 1384 m
Principal rivers: Cavally 350 Km (liberian tract, total 520 Km)
Principal lakes: -
Principal islands: -
Climate: Tropical

Language: English (official), ethnic dialects
Religion: Indigenous Beliefs 70%, Muslim 20%, Christian 10%
Currency: Liberian Dollar (LRD)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 11/2, 8/3, 15/3, 12/4, 14/4, 6/5, 14/5, 25/5, 26/7, 24/8, 29/10, 6/11, 7/11, 29/11, 25/12
Dialling code: 00231
GMT: 0

World Heritage List: -