Liberia has a tropical climate. This means it is
hot and humid throughout much of the year. The seasons are split into
dry winters with hot days and cool to cold nights and wet, cloudy
summers with frequent and heavy showers.
Kreyol is an English-based creole language spoken
in Liberia.It is spoken by 1, 500, 000 people as a second language (1984
census). It is historically and linguistically related to Merico,
another creole spoken in Liberia, but is grammatically distinct from it.
It is also distinguished from the Kru Pidgin English, a variant of
Kreyol used by the Kru fishermen.
Dollar (LRD) is the official currency of the Republic of Liberia since
1943. However, the United States Dollar is used along side the Liberian
Dollar currency within the country.
of Liberia in 2003 was estimated by the United Nations at 3, 367, 000,
which placed it as number 127 in population among the 193 nations of the
world. In that year approximately 3% of the population was over 65 years
of age, with another 43% of the population under 15 years of age.
the capital city of the West African nation of Liberia. Located on the
Atlantic Coast at Cape Mesurado, it lies within Montserrado County, the
most populous county in Liberia.