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The Republic of Liberia is a country on the west coast of Africa. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the south, Guinea on the north, Sierra Leone on the West and Côte d'Ivoire on the east. It has a total area of 43,000 sq mi.
Who was Liberia started by?
In 1822 the ACS (American Colonization Society began develpoing programs that would fund the trip for freed slaves to live in Liberia. Two decades of immigration funded by the ACS and with broad support of the government and the general populace of America led to the declaration of Independence of Liberia on July 26 1847. This Indepedence was declared by the African American settlers of the country ...
Why Liberia and Burma use the same measuring system as US?
The Imperial system of measurement came from England. At one time, England dominated most of he world with their powerful navy and established a colony in what is now the USA. Britain ruled Burma, (now officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar,) from 1824 to 1948 so they imposed their system of weights and measures. Liberia was set up by citizens of the United States as a colony for former African-American slaves. The USA used Imperial measurement so they would establish Imperial...
Asked in Religion & Spirituality, Liberia
What is the religion of the people in libera?
The boys come from a variety of backgrounds in the London area, attending many different schools, including local state schools, church schools and performing arts schools. Libera recruits boys from any religious denomination and even those with no religious affiliations. ...
Asked in Rhyming Words, Liberia
What rhymes with Liberia?
Syria, Nigeria, Sumeria, Bavaria, area, hysteria, criteria, cafeteria, wisteria (vine), malaria, diphtheria, bacteria, imperia, listeria (a bacteria genus), dysuria (painful urination), carry ya & marry ya (I'll marry ya in Liberia!) ...
Asked in Nigeria, Colleges and Universities, Liberia
List of universities in Nigeria?
A few that come to mind University of Nigeria, nsukka University of uyo Univerisity of calabar University of ibadan Federal University of Technology Owerri, Federal University of Technology Akure Federal University of Technology Minna University of Ado ekiti Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka University of Lagos Abubakar Tafawa University, Bauchi University of Jos Obafemi Awolowo university Ile ife Ahmadu bello University , Zaria University of Maiduguri University of Abuja Bayero university Kano malamustee university, bauchi University of Port Harcourt Abia Stae University, Uturu Imo State University Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Nkpolu Madonna University, Okija Enugu State University ...
Asked in Liberia, Imperialism
Why wasn't Liberia colonized?
In a way, it was - though not officially by another country. Liberia was set up as a place where freed slaves from the USA could rule themselves. An American society under president Monroe bought land there and paid for freed slaves who wanted to go to be transported there. The "colonization" started in 1816, and Liberia became independent in 1847. However, the country called Liberia included some land held by the indigenous people, who had been living in the area before the...
Asked in African Coins, Liberia
What is the silver content of 20 Liberia coin?
Liberia has produced at least 100 different Twenty Dollar coins since 1983 (mostly from about 1997 onward). The silver content varies by the issue, but the most seem to be either about 2/3 of a troy ounce or about 1 troy ounce. ...
Visa free countries with Liberia passport?
There are several countries that citizens of Liberia with a passport can visit without a visa. How long the individual can stay in the country will vary from country to country. In the Philippines and Dominica, visa-free entry is valid for only 21 days. ...
Asked in Africa, Lakes and Rivers, Liberia
Major lakes and rivers in Liberia?
Major rivers in Liberia are: Mano - Between Liberia and Sierra Leone Lofa - starts in Guinea Saint Paul - starts in Guinea Saint John - Starts in Guinea Cestos - also known as (Nuon or Nipoué) river Cavalla - also known as Youbou, or Diougou river Mesurado river - pours into the Atlantic at Cape Montserrado in Monrovia Ya river - Yekepa, Nimba County Liberia Major lakes in Liberia are: Lake Piso in Grand Cape Mount County is one of the largest lakes in Liberia. It...
Asked in Michael Jackson, Liberia
Why did Michael Jackson sing Liberian Girl?
It is not about a particular liberian girl but rather all liberian women. As you may already be aware, liberia is a very special country in the world and in africa.therefore its people are also a percular people. Liberian girls are beautiful, intelligent, spiritual, talented, smart and you name it. The title carried not a singular, but plural and collective meaning for all liberian girls. ...
Asked in History of the United States, Slavery, Liberia
Which nation gave Liberia his independent?
No nation did, per se. Liberia has never been subjected to official colonial rule by a foreign country. However, in 1821, the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Color of the United States founded a colony there whose intent was to send free African-Americans and liberated slaves to live there (which was a source of some controversy), hence the name "Liberia." This American Colonization Society acquired rights to Monrovia, what is now the capital, and they had chief control over...
What languages are spoken in Liberia?
The official language of Liberia is English, but regional dialects are also spoken. Bandi is the most spoken language in Liberia. Over 100,000 people in Liberia speak it. Followed by Bassa, spoken by over 403,300 people in Liberia. Then Dan, spoken by over 175,000 people in Liberia. kpelle English 20% (official), some 20 ethnic group languages, of which a few can be written and are used in correspondence. Liberian English. It is a derivative of American English, but it is more slang like. The last...