Liberia

Understand

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. The capital, Monrovia, was named after James Monroe. Liberia’s flag closely resembles the American flag, reflecting the historical ties between the two countries.

Talk

English is spoken by most Liberians but especially if you are travelling to more remote areas, a local guide will be useful. (source: Wikitravel)

 

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