Liberia

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Republic of Liberia
Anthem: All Hail, Liberia, Hail!
Capital [[has capital::Monrovia]]
6°19′N 10°48′W
Largest city Monrovia
Official language(s) English
Government Republic
Area  
 - Total 96,320 km²
96,320,000,000 m²
963,200 ha
37,189.36 miles²
 (103rd)
  37,180 sq mi 
 - Water (%) 13.514%
Population  
 - July 2005 est. 3,283,000 (countries by population|132nd)
 - Density 31/km² (173rd)
94/sq mi 
GDP (PPP) 2005 estimate
 - Total $2.903 billion (160th)
 - Per capita $900 (178th)
HDI (2003) NA (NA) – unranked
Currency [[Uses currency::Liberian dollar<ref>(United States dollar also in common use)</small></ref>]] (LRD)
Time zone [[Located in::GMT zone]] (UTC)
Internet TLD [[Has internet TLD::.lr]]
Calling code +231
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Liberia, officially the Republic of Liberia, is a country on the west coast of Africa, bordered by Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Côte d'Ivoire. Liberia, which means "Land of the Free", was founded as an independent nation by free-born and formerly enslaved black people from the United States. Recently it has witnessed two civil wars, the Liberian Civil War (19891996), and the Second Liberian Civil War (19992003), that have displaced hundreds of thousands and destroyed its economy.