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Liberia Travel and Tourism Information on Travel Notes
Find Liberia Travel and Tourist Information with
links to official travel and tourism websites and state resources for
visitors to Liberia.
Liberia's coastline stretches from the Mano River in the
north-west to the River Cavally in the south-east; almost 600 kilometres.
Countries neighbouring Liberia are: Sierra
Leone, Guinea and
Liberia was born out of the American Colonisation Society, founded
in 1816 to resettle freed American slaves in Africa.
Native rulers granted an area of land to US representatives for this
The site was Cape Mesurado, at the mouth of the St Paul River.
The new colony was christened Liberia (liberty) and the Cape Mesurado
settlement, Monrovia; in honour of United States President, James Monroe.
Liberia became an independent republic in July 1847.
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Liberia's low registry costs make it a popular flag of convenience
for merchant shipping.
The flag of Liberia can be seen on many tankers around the world.
The US dollar is also legal tender in Liberia, and is preferred by
Getting around Liberia can be difficult because much of the
country's infrastructure was neglected during the battle years of the nineties.
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The official language of Liberia is English, although it is only
spoken by about 20 per cent of the people.
The rest of the Liberians speak various African languages.
Confused Traveller's Guide to Liberian English.
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root causes, underlining contributing factors and identifying the class divisions which
are the undercurrent of the various problems in Liberia.
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