|Time zone:||GMT 0 (Greenwich mean time)||Daylight savings: None|
Liberian dollars (LRD)|
€1 = L$103, $1 = L$93.00, £1 = L$0.00
(rates as of Sep 2016)
|Internet Domain:||.lr||International Dialling Code: 231|
For help planning your trip to Liberia including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Liberia trip planning page.
Further information on Liberia
Discover more about Liberia - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.
Geography & Natural Features
Total area: 111,370 sq km (15,050 sq km under water)
Coastline: 579 km (Atlantic Ocean)
Climate: Tropical climate with hot and humid conditions. Winters are dry with hot days and cool to cold nights, summers are wet and cloudy with frequent heavy showers.
Highest mountain: Mount Wuteve (1,380m)
Freedom & Rights
Summary status and rankings for Liberia from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.
|Freedom in the World||Partly Free||-|
|Democracy Index||Hybrid regime||101/167|
|Economic Freedom||Mostly Unfree||141/179|
|Press Freedom||Noticeable problems||87/179|
|ILGA LGBT rights||No rights||-|
|Corruption Perceptions||Medium corruption||94/174|
Other Data & Links
Full name: Republic of Liberia Status: Independent Country
Population: 4,092,310 (rank: 126/196) Density: 36.7 people/sq km (rank: 141/196)
Ethnic groups: indigenous African 95% (including Kpelle, Bassa, Gio, Kru, Grebo, Mano, Krahn, Gola, Gbandi, Loma, Kissi, Vai, Dei, Bella, Mandingo, and Mende), Americo-Liberians 2.5% (descendants of immigrants from the US who had been slaves), Congo People 2.5% (descendants of immigrants from the Caribbean who had been slaves)
Religions: Christian 40%, Muslim 20%, indigenous beliefs 40%
GDP (PPP): $2.9 billion GDP per capita: $700 (rank: 190/195)