Liberiai/laɪˈbɪəriə/, officially the Republic of Liberia, is a country on the West African coast. Liberia means "Land of the Free" in Latin. It is bordered by Sierra Leone to its west, Guinea to its north and Ivory Coast to its east. It covers an area of 111,369 square kilometres (43,000sqmi) and is home to 4,503,000 people.English is the official language and over 20 indigenous languages are spoken, representing the numerous tribes who make up more than 95% of the population.
Forests on the coastline are composed mostly of salt-tolerant mangrove trees, while the more sparsely populated inland has forests opening onto a plateau of drier grasslands. The climate is equatorial, with significant rainfall during the May–October rainy season and harsh harmattan winds the remainder of the year. Liberia possesses about forty percent of the remaining Upper Guinean rainforest. It was an important producer of rubber in the early 20th century.
Liberia is the first canton in the province of Guanacaste in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 1,436.47km², and has a population of 67,463.
Cerro Cacao (Cacao Mountain) and Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park. Mark the northeast border of this diamond-shaped canton. The Río Salto delineates the southwestern border as far as the Río Tempisque, and the Tempisque forms the border on the southeast as far as the Bahía Naranjo (Orange Bay). The canton includes the most visited portion of Santa Rosa National Park on its northwest border.
The canton of Liberia is subdivided into 5 distritos (districts).
The canton was established by a legislative decree of November 4, 1862.
Liberia is a historic plantation home located at Manassas, Virginia. It was built about 1825, and is a two-story, five-bay, Federal style brick dwelling. It has parapet side gable roof and a molded brick cornice with a saw-tooth design. It has a single-pile, modified central passage plan. During the American Civil War, it was used as headquarters by both Confederate and Union forces. Both Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis, in addition to other statesmen, visited Liberia during the War. The house was acquired by the City of Manassas on December 31, 1986, for use as a museum. The house is under restoration and is open for special events and tours by appointment.
"The first step of rescuing Liberia is taking it from these people ... Several companies operate in Liberia's mining sector, including ArcelorMittal (MT.LU) and Bao Chico Resources in iron ore mining concessions, Bea Mountain Mining and Avesoro Resources, which operates Liberia's first commercial gold mine in gold.
This is the fourth presidential election since Liberia's second civil war, which ended more than 20 years ago and resulted in the deaths of more than 50,000 people ... Liberia is still recovering from the impact of two civil wars between 1989 and 2003, and the Ebola epidemic that killed thousands of people between 2013 and 2016.
BARCLAYVILLE, Liberia, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Liberia's president, George Weah, has a message for voters ahead of Tuesday's election ... "We have done almost 90% of what needs to be done, that is why we are coming back to you saying, extend our time," Weah told a rally on Wednesday night in Barclayville in southeastern Liberia.
The company is due to make repayments of $1 billion in January and $500-600 million in August. Follow Us ... Apart from ESLSteel, Vedanta’s steel business includes its domestic iron ore business and Liberia assets. The company has been looking to sell the assets to focus on its core mining businesses ... Realtors bet big on ultra luxury properties ... .
Hummingbird Resources said its net gold reserves and resources have fallen following updated estimates at its mines ... The net decrease was driven by a fall in reserves and resource at its Yanfolila mine ... At its Dugbe mine in Liberia, estimates were unchanged.
Hummingbird Resources said Thursday that its Yanfolila gold mine in Liberia is on track to meet 2023 guidance, while the Kouroussa gold mine in Guinea is now in production and expected to meet nameplate production in the second half.
Geological Background of Liberia... The mining sector in Liberia is currently dominated by iron ore, gold, and artisanal diamond production. Historically, Liberia was a major iron ore producer, exporting 20 million tonnes annually up until 1980; however, the civil war (1992-2003) resulted in the suspension of all mining operations.
A high concentration of gold in soil can indicate a gold mine waiting to be found, and areas devoid of gold in soil can be eliminated and help reduce claim areas in size ... Here is an example of a 2.4-million-ounce gold deposit I discovered with 553 soils, in Liberia for Hummingbird Resources.