History, Language & Culture Liberia

歴史、言語と文化 Liberia

Liberia is a country located on the West African coast. With a population of almost 5 million and an area of 43,000 square miles (111,369 square kilometers), Liberia borders Sierra Leone in the northwest, Guinea to the north, Cote d'Ivoire to the east and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. East Southwest. Monrovia, with a population of more than 1.5 million, is the nation's capital and largest city. While English is the official language. But more than 20 indigenous ethnic groups speak, accounting for more than 95% of the population.


In addition to Ethiopia, Liberia is considered one of only two African countries that had not been colonized by European powers during the tussle of Africa between 1880 and 1900, however this is controversial as the country was founded by American immigrants. Free black skin During the 1820s and under American-Liberian rule until 1989, Liberia was under a military dictatorship until 1990 and then experienced two lengthy civil wars.In 2003, Liberia's women helped end the civil war. Second, and in 2005, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, the first elected woman head of state in Africa, was elected President of Liberia. The current president, George Weah, was elected in 2017.

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