Liberia's economic and political stability was threatened in the 2010s by an Ebola virus epidemic; it originated in Guinea in December 2013, entered Liberia in March 2014, and was declared officially ended on May 8, 2015.

  • Liberia has largest boundary with Cote d'Ivoire which is approximately 716 km.
  • Liberia has shortest boundary with Sierra Leone which is approximately 306 km.
  • The largest river in Liberia is Saint Paul which is 450 km.
  • The largest export partner of Liberia is China.
  • The largest import partner of Liberia is South Korea.
  • There are 5 seaports in Liberia.

Surprising facts about Nobel Prize winners#

  • The first Liberia born Nobel Prize winner got this award quite late, 110 years after first Nobel Prize was awarded in 1901.

Tourist Attraction#

A Liberian girl is well prepared to weather a sunny shower on the road outside Monrovia.

National Facts#

  • The national bird of Liberia is Garden bulbul.
Bulbul, Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC
Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC


  1. Text marked as italic is taken from unter CC