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Facts about Liberia

 
Facts about Liberia
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  • Population: 3 million
  • Capital city: Monrovia
  • Major languages: English, 29 African languages belonging to the Mande, Kwa or Mel linguistic groups
  • Major religions: Islam, Christianity, indigenous beliefs
  • Fascinating Fact: Liberia means 'place of freedom' and the country was founded in 1821 to create a new home for people who used to be slaves in America.


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