Capital: Monrovia

Population: 4,748,690 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Liberian Dollar (LRD)

Official Language: English

Unofficial Languages: other ethnic, tribal languages

Main Religions: Christianity, Islam

Ethnic Groups: Kpelle, Grebo, Gola, Bassa, Gio, Mano, Kissi, Kru, Lorma, others

Largest Cities: Monrovia, Gbarnga, Kakata, Bensonville

Main Sport: Football

Political System: Republic

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Pioneers Day (January 7)

Armed Forces Day (February 11)

JJ Roberts’ Birthday (March 15)

National Decoration Day (March 16)

National Fast and Prayer Day (April 15)

National Unification Day (May 14)

Independence Day (July 26)

Flag Day (August 24)

Thanksgiving (November 3)

President Tubman’s Birthday (November 29)

Christmas Day (December 25)

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