Location: Liberia is located on the west coast of Africa and is bordered on the north by Guinea, on the East by Ivory Coast, on the West by Sierra Leone and on the South by the Atlantic Ocean.
Climate: Tropical, hot, humid, dry season (November to April) with hot days; wet season (May
to October) with wet, cloudy days and frequent heavy rains.
Temperature: 20-30 C (68-86 F)
Surface Area: 111,370 sq. km (total); 96,320 sq km (land); 15,050 sq km (water)
Time Zone: GMT Zone
Population: 4,299,944 (July 2016 est.)
Languages: English (offi cial), with some 20 ethnic group languages, few of which have written scripts.
Currency: Dual currency regime (Liberian dollar and US dollars as legal tender) conversion (US$1 = L$105 as of March 2017)
GDP (PPP): US$3.749 Billion (2015 est.)
GDP (Offi cial Exchange Rate): US$2.035 Billion (2015 est.)
GDP Real Growth Rate: 0% (2015 est.), 0.7% (2014 est.), 8.7% (2013 est.)
GDP Per Capita (PPP): US$900 (2015 est.) Labor Force: 1.6 million (2015 est.)
Head of State: H. E. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
Government Type: Unitary Constitutional Republic & Representative Democracy
Administrative Divisions: 15 counties: Bomi, Bong, Gbarpolu, Grand Bassa, Grand Cape Mount, Grand Gedeh, Grand Kru, Lofa, Margibi, Maryland, Montserrado, Nimba, River Cress, River Gee, Sinoe
Independence: 26 JULY 1847
Legal System: Mixed legal system of common law (based on Anglo-American law) and customary law