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Liberia's Information

Flag of Liberia
Land Area 96,320 km2
Water Area 15,049 km2
Total Area 111,369km2 (#102)
Population 4,299,944 (#128)
Population Density 44.64/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $3.79 Billion
GDP Per Capita $900
Currency Dollar (LRD)
Largest Cities
  • Coat of Arms:

    Flag of Liberia

  • Coat of Arms: Liberia's coat of arms features a shield displaying a picture of a 19th century ship arriving to the country (a symbol of the freed slaves brought from the United States). Below the shield is the name of the country displayed on a ribbon, and above is the national motto.

    Within the shield are several elements, including: a plow and shovel (representing dignity and labor), a rising sun (the birth of a nation), a palm tree (prosperity) and a white dove (for breath of peace).
  • Flag of Liberia
  • Motto: "The love of liberty brought us here."
This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

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