Special Notice

The FCDO advises against all but essential travel to the whole of Liberia based on the current assessment of Covid-19 risks.

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

4.9 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 2021New Year's Day
11 Feb 2021Armed Forces Day
10 Mar 2021National Decoration Day
15 Mar 2021Joseph Jenkins Roberts' Birthday
09 Apr 2021Fast and Prayer Day
14 May 2021National Unification Day
26 Jul 2021Independence Day
24 Aug 2021National Flag Day
04 Nov 2021Thanksgiving Day
29 Nov 2021William V.S. Tubman's Birthday
25 Dec 2021Christmas Day

Documentation

Bills of Lading

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

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