Introduction

Summary

Independent republic in West Africa bounded by Guinea, Cote d’Ivoire, Sierra Leone and the Atlantic Ocean.

Cities

Capital: Monrovia

Principal Ports

Monrovia

Population

4.7 million

International Country Code

LR

Language(s)

English and some 20 indigenous languages

Weights and Measures

Metric system

Electricity Supply

120V, 60Hz

International Direct Dialling Code

00 231

Time

GMT.

Public Holidays

DateHoliday NameObservance
01 Jan 2019New Year's Day
11 Feb 2019Armed Forces Day
13 Mar 2019National Decoration Day
15 Mar 2019Joseph Jenkins Roberts' Birthday
12 Apr 2019Fast and Prayer Day
14 May 2019National Unification Day
26 Jul 2019Independence Day
24 Aug 2019National Flag Day
07 Nov 2019Thanksgiving Day
29 Nov 2019William V.S. Tubman's Birthday
25 Dec 2019Christmas Day

Documentation

Bills of Lading

No special regulations. May be made out “to order” and endorsed by the shipper.

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