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Liberia: Pierre Konkunse's tumultuous start to life

Liberia: Pierre Konkunse's tumultuous start to life

Apr 18, 2011

Baby Pierre entered the world as a refugee when his mother fled violence in Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast: Liberia photo gallery

Ivory Coast: Liberia photo gallery

Jan 02, 2011

Gallery of photos from Liberia, to which over 14,000 people have fled to safety

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About Liberia
  • Population: 4.12 million (World Bank, 2011)
  • Capital: Monrovia
  • Area: 99,067 sq km (38,250 sq miles)
  • Languages: English, 29 African languages belonging to the Mande, Kwa or Mel linguistic groups
  • Major religions: Christianity, Islam, indigenous beliefs
  • Life expectancy: 57 years (men), 59 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Liberian dollar (L$) = 100 cents
  • Main exports: Diamonds, iron ore, rubber, timber, coffee, cocoa
  • GNI per capita: US $170 (World Bank, 2008)