This place is like no country I’ve ever seen, and I’ve been fortunate to see over 130 in my 20+ years of adventure travel.The history of Liberia is unique in Africa because of its relationship with the United States. It is one of the few countries in Africa without roots in European colonialism. Liberia did not exist as a country until it was colonized by freed American slaves in 1847, forming a government based on the US system. The capital city is named after President James Monroe and the monetary currency is the Liberian Dollar.
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