What To Do In Liberia

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Liberia is in West Africa. It is bordered by Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Côte d'Ivoire.

Liberia is a country with historical ties to the United States. It was founded by freed black slaves during the pre-Civil War antebellum era of the nineteenth century. Liberia's flag closely resembles the American flag, reflecting the historical ties between the two countries.

While the country is now on the mend from a devastating civil war, it has not yet redeveloped the necessary infrastructure to sustain a large increase in tourism, with little for the average visitor outside Monrovia. Towns like Buchanan, Ganta etc are little more than a collection of shanty houses with no decent hotels or food. Monrovia in general is calmer than the more far-flung areas although the situation coutrywide is improving with the presence of UN Peacekeepers. Fear should not stop you enjoying your visit but act with caution. Travel outside Monrovia is very difficult and not advisable on your own.


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Top Group Trips in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Vital Stats

Region Info Sub-Saharan Africa
Population 664.2 million
Highest Altitude 5,892 m
Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania 19,331 ft
Lowest Altitude -0 m
Lagos Island, Nigeria -1 ft
Lowest Temperature -18.6 °C
Buffelsfontein, South Africa (2005) -1.5 °F
Highest Temperature 51.7 °C
Kalahari Desert (1948) 125.1 °F

Travel Trivia

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Trivia: What is the world's deadliest mountain with a death rate of over 40%?

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