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    Welcome to the first detailed online liberian gallery. I have frozen some of the most alluring time in the snaps presented here. I have intentionally reduced the size of pictures however you will find the resolution quite acceptable. Have an overview of the country and then you can jump into the gallery...................Good luck .


Short Form: Liberia Local Short Form: Liberia
Long Form: Republic of Liberia Local Long Form: Liberia
  Abbreviated Form: Liberia
Liberia Head of State: President Charles Ghankay TAYLOR
Liberia Government Type: republic
Liberia Independence: 1847 July 26
Liberia Constitution: 1986 January 6
Liberia National Holiday: Independence Day, 26 July
Location of Liberia: Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Cote d'Ivoire and Sierra Leone
Continent: Africa Land Area Total: 111,370 sq km 
Region: Western African Land Area Land: 96,320 sq km
Liberia Capital: Monrovia Land Area Water: 15,050 sq km
Latitude:006 30 N Border Boundary Land: 1,585  km
Longitude: 009 30 W Border Boundary Coastline: 579 km 
Arable Land: 2.00 % Pastures: 0.00  %
Crops: 2.00 % Woodlands & Forests: 0.00 % 
Highest Elevation: 1,380 m Location: Mount Wuteve
Lowest Elevation: 0 m Location: Atlantic Ocean
Largest City in Liberia: Monrovia Monrovia Population: 479,000
Environmental Issues in Liberia: tropical rain forest deforestation; soil erosion; loss of biodiversity; pollution of coastal waters from oil residue and raw sewage
Liberia Environmental Agreements: party to: Biodiversity, Desertification, Endangered Species, Nuclear Test Ban, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Tropical Timber 83, Tropical Timber 94 signed, but not ratified: Climate Change, Environmental Modification, Law of the Sea, Marine Dumping, Marine Life Conservation
Irrigated Land in Liberia: 30
Bordering Countries of Liberia: Guinea 563 km, Cote d'Ivoire 716 km, Sierra Leone 306 km
Liberia Natural Resources: iron ore, timber, diamonds, gold, hydropower
Liberia Terrain: mostly flat to rolling coastal plains rising to rolling plateau and low mountains in northeast


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