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Liberia
(4,218 words)

The Republic of Liberia

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

5,104,000

Area

99,000 sq. km (38,000 sq. mi)

Population density

52/sq. km (130/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

2.55% (per 1,000: births 32, deaths 7)

Under 15 years

41%

Urban dwellers

52% (3.39% p.a.)

Capital city

Monrovia 1,517,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

19% Kpelle, 13% Bassa, 10% Grebo, 7% Dan, 7% Maan, plus 26 others

Peoples

19% Kpelle; 13% …

Cite this page
“Liberia”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02LBR>
First published online: 2020



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