Liberia Key Information & Country Data

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Updated: 2018-05-13.

General points to know about the country of Liberia – demographics, important ages, phone numbers, key statistics, and more – whether you are traveling there or not.

Capital: Monrovia (& largest city)

Population: 4.7 million (2018 estimate)

Language(s): English & Various Regional

President: George Weah

Vice President: Jewel Taylor

Currency: Liberian Dollar and US Dollar

Area: 111,369 km2 (43,000 mi2)

Dialing Code: +231

Time Zone: Greenwich Mean Time “GMT” (UTC+0)

Demonym: Liberian (what’s a demonym?)

Endonym: Liberia
(their name for their country)
Emergency Dialing Tel. Number: 911 (general number for police, fire, ambulance, etc.)

Drinking Age: None, 18 to purchase

Smoking Age: 18

Age of Consent: 18

Drives on the: Right

Electricity & Adapter: Both US & Euro styles, 110-240V, 50-60Hz, Plug Types A / B / C / E (plug types)

Country Code (ISO): LR (also the country’s primary TLD {top-level domain})

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