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Explore Monrovia in Liberia.

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Monrovia in the region of Montserrado with it's 939,524 inhabitants is a town in Liberia and is the capital of this country.

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Current time in Monrovia is now 01:16 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Monrovia" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Kpaia, Vai Town, Tubmanburg, Topoe Village, Tomo or Conakry. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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A Rainy Day in Monrovia - September 1976...

04:44 min ( December 22, 2009 by lamorak111)
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Silent Super 8mm film taken one afternoon in September 1976. The opening scene is in the USTC compound on Mamba Point (USTC was the United States Trading Company, a subsidiary of Firestone Tire & Rubb...

Waterside Monrovia Liberia

00:22 min ( August 14, 2009 by minekefoundation)
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Monrovia's Waterside area, seen from (the ruins of) Ducor Palace Hotel. You get a view of Waterside, the damaged Old Bridge, and Vai Town. Waterside, which used to be so crowded with street vendors th...

Monrovia Liberia - June 2012

07:47 min ( June 09, 2012 by profhaizlett)
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Brooke Hills Free Methodist Church, Wellsburg, WV, partners with Free Methodist churches in Monrovia, Liberia in June, 2012. All images, audio, and video production by James Haizlett

Monrovia and more Douglasball's photos a...

01:28 min ( February 20, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4)
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Preview of Douglasball's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these v...

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Interesting facts about this location

House of Representatives (Liberia)

The House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the bicameral legislative branch of Liberia, and together with the Senate comprises the Legislature of Liberia. The number of seats is fixed by law at 73, with each county being apportioned a number of seats based on its percentage of the national population. House members represent single-member districts within the counties drawn up by the National Elections Commission and serve six-year terms.

More reading: House of Representatives (Liberia) homepage
Located at 6.3, -10.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Legislature of Liberia, National lower houses


Liberia Listen/laɪˈbɪəriə/, officially the Republic of Liberia, is a country in West Africa bordered by Sierra Leone to its west, Guinea to its north and Côte d'Ivoire to its east. It covers an area of 111,369 km and is home to about 3.7 million people. English is the official language and over thirty indigenous languages are also spoken within the country.

More reading: Liberia homepage
Located at 6.3, -10.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Countries bordering the Atlantic Ocean, Countries in Africa, Economic Community of West African States, English-speaking countries and territories, Least Developed Countries, Liberia, Member states of the African Union, Member states of the United Nations, Reparations for slavery, Republics, States and territories established in 1847, West African countries

Music of Liberia

The music of Liberia involves several different genres. Liberia is a West African country. Its musical heritage includes several important genres of pop derived from neighbors like Ghana and Nigeria. Liberia also boasts an array of indigenous folk music, Christian music and influences from its Americo-Liberian minority. Because most cultures and customs in Liberia are influenced by the United States, R&B and Hip-hop are also being performed in this country as well.

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Located at 6.3, -10.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Liberian music


Monrovia is the capital city of the West African nation of Liberia. Located on the Atlantic Coast at Cape Mesurado, it lies geographically within Montserrado County, but is administered separately. The city is governed as a metropolitan city called Greater Monrovia District, which had a population of 970,824 as of the 2008 census, containing 29% of the total population of Liberia and is the country's most populous city.

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Located at 6.3, -10.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Capitals in Africa, James Monroe, Mesurado River, Monrovia, Montserrado County, Populated places established by African Americans, Populated places established in the 1820s, Populated places in Liberia, Port cities in Liberia, Saint Paul River

Paynesville, Liberia

Paynesville (sometimes Paynesward) is a suburb east of Monrovia, located in Liberia. Despite being a suburb, it is geographically large than the city of Monrovia and is currently expanding eastward along the Robertsfield Highway and northeastward beyond Red Light Market. Paynesville is often considered a part of the Greater Monrovia area. It was the location of the Paynesville Omega Transmitter, the highest structure of Africa, until the tower's demolition in 2011.

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Located at 6.3, -10.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Montserrado County, Populated places established by African Americans, Populated places established by Americo-Liberians, Populated places in Liberia