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Business in Liberia: Freeport of Monrovia, tax haven, Kpelle

Liberia is a West African country

  1. Total Liberian population: 4.3 million inhabitants
    1. 2001: 3.2 million inhabitants
  2. Capital of Liberia: Monrovia (1 million inhabitants)
  3. Iron ore deposits
  4. Liberia is a tax haven
  5. Freeport of Monrovia.
    1. Liberia has the second largest ship registries in the world
  6. Currency of Liberia: Liberian Dollar
  7. Liberia share borders with Ivory Coast, Guinea and Sierra Leone
  8. Access to the Dakar-Lagos Corridor
  9. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former President of Liberia and Nobel Peace Prize
  10. 2014: Ebola virus epidemic

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  1. English is the official language of Liberia (only 15% of Liberians speak English)
  2. In Liberia, more than thirty languages are spoken:
    1. Kpelle: 20% of the population
    2. Bassa: 13%
    3. Grebo: 10%
    4. South Sotho
    5. Gio

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  1. Total Liberian area: 111,369 km²
  2. Calling code of Liberia: 231
  3. Liberian code top-level domain: .lr

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Regions of the Republic of Liberia

The Republic of Liberia is composed of fifteen counties (capital/population in thousands of people):

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  1. Bomi (Tubmanburg/66)
  2. Bong (Gbarnga/255)
  3. Gbarpolu (Bopolu)
  4. Gran Bassa (Buchanan/160)
  5. Gran Cape Mount (Robertsport/79)
  6. Gran Gedeh (Zwedru/100)
  7. Gran Kru (Barclayville)
  8. Lofa (Voinjama/248)
  9. Margibi (Kakata/97)
  10. Maryland (Harper/85)
  11. Montserrado (Bensonville - Monrovia)
  12. Nimba (Sanniquellie, 314)
  13. River Cess (River Cess)
  14. River Gee (Fish Town)
  15. Sinoe (Greenville)

Liberia Maritime Programme

Trade Organisations (Liberia)

  1. West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ)
  2. Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
  3. Mano River Union (MRU)

West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ): The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone...

  1. African Union
  3. Economic Commission for Africa
  4. African Development Bank

Religion in Liberia:

  1. African Traditional Religions
  2. Christianity (85%)
  3. Islam

Liberians ethnicities

The main Liberian ethnicities (% of the Liberian population) are:

  1. Kpelle: 20
  2. Bassas: 13
  3. Grebo: 10
  4. Dan: 8
  5. Mano: 8
  6. Krou: 6
  7. Loma: 5
  8. Gola: 4
  9. Vai: 4
  10. Krahn: 4
  11. Mandinka: 3

History of Liberia

  1. 1461: contact with the Portuguese (Costa da Pimenta)
  2. Slave Trade
  3. 1602: arrival of the Netherlander
  4. 1663: arrival of the English
  5. 1822: foundation of Liberia by the American Colonisation Society, with the objective of installing freed black American slaves.
  6. Independence of Liberia: 1847 (U.S.). Liberia was the first African nation to obtain its independence
  7. 1880: annexation of the Kingdom of Medina
  8. 1989: first civil Liberian war

Higher Education in Liberia

Public Universities

  1. University of Liberia (Monrovia, Montserrado)
  2. University William V. S. Tubman (Cape Palmas, Maryland)

Private Universities

  1. University of Cuttington (Suakoko, Episcopal Church of the United States)
  2. African University Bible College (Yekepa, Nimba)
  3. African Methodist Episcopal University (Monrovia, Montserrado)
  4. Stella Maris Polytechnic (Monrovia, Montserrado)
  5. United Methodist University (Monrovia, Montserrado)

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