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Discover the link between the United States and Liberia on a tour of this country. Tour the nations capital, Monrovia, named after United States fifth president, James Monroe. Take a journey over the plateaus and through the mountains and rainforests.
Full country name: Liberia
Area: 111 370 sq km)
Population: 3 334 587 (2008)
Capital city: Monrovia
People: The people of Liberia comprise three major groups: the indigenous peoples, whose ancestors migrated to the area from western Sudan in the late Middle Ages; the Americo-Liberians, whose ancestors were black American immigrants; and black African immigrants from neighbouring states in West Africa.
Language: Official English, Local languages: Pidgin-English, Mende, Kpelle, Bassa, Mano, Dan
Religion: Christian 40%, Traditional 40%, Muslim 20%
President: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Currency: Liberian Dollar (