Overview - Liberia

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Capital:Monrovia
Area:111,370 km²
Population:3,042,004 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):English - 20% (official), 20 ethnic group languages.
Religion(s):Indigenous beliefs - 40%, Christian - 40%, Muslim - 20%.
Ethnic Group(s):indigenous African (Kpelle, Bassa, Gio, Kru, Grebo, Mano, Krahn, Gola, Gbandi, Loma, Kissi, Vai, Dei, Bella, Mandingo, and Mende) - 95% , Americo-Liberians - 2.5%, Congo People - 2.5%.