What is the Latitude and Longitude on Liberia?
Latitude of Liberia is:6.5 and Longitude of Liberia is: -9.5
Colonized by American slaves in the 19th century, Liberia is an African country located on Africa's West coast. Liberia is spanned over an area of 111,369 square kilometres. The geographical coordinates of Liberia are 6.5 North and 9.5 West. A population of 3,955,000 lives in the country according to the 2009 census. The countries that share their boundaries with Liberia are Côte d'Ivoire in the east, Sierra Leone to the west, Guinea to the north and Atlantic Ocean is at the south of it.
The geography of Liberia is dominated by hilly plateaus. The most elevated peak in Liberia is the mountain range of Nimba at a height of 1380 metres. Hills are covered by dense tropical rain-forests. A tropical weather is experienced by the inhabitants, it is hot for most part of the year moderated by rainfall in the months from May to October. Winters are accompanied by dust laden winds that are a cause of a trouble for the population.
Marred by civil wars and political instability, Liberia is one of the poorest countries in the world. The global recession in 2009 further dipped its economy. It is trying to get back on its feet with the rubber and oil exports to the outside world for generating revenues. The art and craft works in Liberia give a unique identification to the culture of the country. More and more schools and colleges are being established to that the standard of education is raised in the country.
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