National Symbols of Liberia

Liberia is a country in Africa. It shares borders with the following countries: Sierra Leone, Guinea, Cote d’Ivoire, . The capital of Liberia is Monrovia.

The official language is English and the Liberian dollar is the currency of the Liberia. The domain is .lr and the country code is +231.

National day is celebrated on 26 Jul 1847. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Liberia is no exception.

In Liberia, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Liberian people. Ginger beer is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Liberia. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Liberian symbol.

The country was founded by Joseph Jenkins Roberts. The current president of Liberia is George Weah.

In Liberia the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B, C, E, F. The standard voltage is 120 V, 240 V and the frequency is 50 Hz, 60 Hz.

The Liberian national anthem was written by Daniel Bashiel Warner and composed by Olmstead Luca.

Country information

Official name(s) Republic of Liberia
Alternative name(s) Republic of Liberia (official, English)
Regional location Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Cote d'Ivoire and Sierra Leone
Country name etymology From the Latin liber "free", so named because the country was established as a homeland for freed (liberated) African-American slaves.
Climate Tropical; hot, humid; dry winters with hot days and cool to cold nights; wet, cloudy summers with frequent heavy showers
Terrain Mostly flat to rolling coastal plains rising to rolling plateau and low mountains in northeast
Population 5,057,681
National Day 26 Jul 1847
Language(s) English
Religion Christianity Protestantism, Catholicism & Islam
Country code +231
Literacy rate 42.9%
Currency Liberian dollar
Capital city Monrovia
Domain(TLD) .lr
Ethnicity Kpelle, Bassa, Grebo & Gio
Head of government President
Nationality Liberian
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 111,369 km2 (43,000 sq mi)
Timezone UTC (GMT)
Average elevation 243 m (797 ft)
Coastline 579 Km
Mains electricity 120 V, 240 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Liberia

Flag map of Liberia

Motto of Liberia

The love of liberty brought us here

National animal of Liberia

The National animal of Liberia is Lion

National Animal of Liberia - Lion

National flower of Liberia

The National flower of Liberia is Pepper Flower. Botanical name is Diplopeltis.

National flower of Liberia - Pepper Flower

National bird of Liberia

The National bird of Liberia is Not Declared

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Liberian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

When building a house, don’t measure the timbers in the forest.

To the patient man will come all the riches of the world.

Though the palm tree in the jungle is big, who knows how big its yield will be?

The elephant never gets tired of carrying its tusks.

Smoke does not affect honeybees alone; honey-gatherers are also affected.

Only when the tree is big and strong can you tether a cow to it.

Let your love be like the misty rain, coming softly, but flooding the river.

If you try to cleanse others – like soap, you will waste away in the process!

If the walls were adamant, gold would take the town.

If the townspeople are happy, look for the cook.

Good millet is known at the harvest.

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