Liberia profile   2012-01-17 15:00:56            

Full name: Republic of Liberia

Population: 4.1 million (UN, 2011)

Capital: Monrovia

Area: 99,067 sq km (38,250 sq miles)

Languages: English, 29 African languages belonging to the Mande, Kwa or Mel linguistic groups

Major religions: Christianity, Islam, indigenous beliefs

Life expectancy: 56 years (men), 59 years (women) (UN)

Monetary unit: 1 Liberian dollar (L$) = 100 cents

Main exports: Diamonds, iron ore, rubber, timber, coffee, cocoa

GNI per capita: US $200 (World Bank, 2010)

Internet domain: .lr

International dialling code: +231

Editor: Chen Zhi
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