Liberia
Photos [downloadable for reports]
Maps & Flag [downloadable for reports]
Links
The Land
  • Liberia (CIA World Factbook) Find up-to-date population figures and other statistics.
  • Liberia: City Populations (World Gazetteer) Find current population estimates for Liberia’s largest cities.
  • Liberia Geography Profile (IndexMundi) Learn about the geography of Liberia and the country’s environmental issues.
  • Liberia’s Geography (About.com) About.com offers fast facts about the geography of Liberia.
  • Liberia’s Geography (Travelblog) Find fast facts about the geography of Liberia and a map of the country.
  • Maps of Liberia (American Memory, Library of Congress) The Library of congress offers an interactive viewing of historical maps of Liberia.
  • Weather (Weather.com) Get the current weather conditions for Monrovia and other cities in Liberia.
History and Government
  • Liberia Past and Present (Liberia on the Web) This rich, easily accessible site is a clearing-house of information on Liberian history, culture, and politics.
  • Liberia Culture and History (LonelyPlanet.com) This site offers a good overview of Liberian culture and history.
  • Liberia Government (Nationmaster.com) Find concise facts and figures relating to the government, leaders, and elections of Liberia.
  • Liberia History (Encyclopedia.com) Use this interactive site to find historical information about Liberia and its people.
The People
  • Famous Liberians (Nationsencyclopedia.com) This Web page provides a concise list of famous Liberians.
  • Human Rights: Liberia (Human Rights Watch) Find links to articles discussing ongoing human rights issues in Liberia, including women’s and children’s rights.
  • Liberia: Report 2005 (Amnesty International) Find information on Liberia’s human and civil rights records based on studies done by Amnesty International.
  • People of Liberia (Encyclopedia.com) Find fast facts and statistics about the people of Liberia, including ethnic groups, population densities, birth rates, and more.
Cultural Life
The Economy
For More Information
  • Banknotes.com View the different banknotes of Liberia.
  • Country Profile: Liberia (BBC News) Find up-to-date headlines, colorful maps, timeline, overview, and watch video news clips.
  • Liberia (CountryReports.org) Find general country information, including geography, government, and economy. Subscription required.
  • Liberia (National Anthems) Download and play Liberia’s national anthem.
  • U.S. Liberian Embassy The Liberian Embassy in the United States offers a variety of material on Liberia at this site, including the country’s government, politics, business, and economy. Liberian news stories and useful links to other Liberia-related websites also are included.
Teacher Resources
  • Global Connections: Liberia, Educators’ Resources (PBS) (Grades 6-12) PBS offers teachers two lesson plans to helping students explore the political, social, and economic ties between countries, especially the United States and Liberia. A timeline, essays, and a link to additional resources are also included.
  • Lesson Plans for Liberia (Lesson Planet) (Grades 6 to 12)
    Lesson Planet offers many lesson plans on Liberia for teachers to assist students learn about the social, economic, political aspects of the country. Requires membership, which is free or can be upgraded for greater access to lesson plans and other features.
  • Peace Corps (Grades 6 to 12) This lesson plan on Liberia from the U.S. Peace Corps provides teachers with a means to understand and discuss the importance of folklore in human cultures and communities.
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