Liberia lies on the west coast of Africa. The name comes from the English word "liberty"
Liberian refugees came together to sing and dance away their frustrations and painful past.
Rice is a staple of the Liberia diet. Other ingredients include cassava, fish, bananas, citrus fruits, plantains, coconut, okra and sweet potatoes.
1000 Liberian dollars equals $11.82
Education in Liberia was severely affected by the Fist Liberian civil war and Second Liberian civil war between 1989 and 2003. In 2010, the literacy rate of Liberia was estimated at 60.8% (64.80% for males and 56.8% for females).