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ID: 1000171
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Liberia (nation)  Liberia (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 06 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 6.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 009 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -9.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Indigenous inhabitants were of Mande, Kiva and west Atlantic groups when Africans from America settled here in early 20th century; name derives from Latin for "free," nation having been founded to provide home for freed slaves; official language is English, though over 20 Niger-Congo dialects are also spoken.

Names:
Liberia (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Liberia (Spanish-P,U,N)
Republic of Liberia (C,V,O,English,U,N)
Libéria (C,O,French-P,U,N)
République du Libéria (C,O,French,U,N)
República de Liberia (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Либерия (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Республика Либерия (C,O,Russian,U)
利比里亚 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
利比里亚共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
بًَريا (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً بًَريا (C,O,Arabic,U)
LBR (C,O,ISO3L)
LR (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO430 (C,O,ISO3N)
LI00 (C,O,FIPS)
Free and Independent Republic of Liberia (H,V)  ............ named in 1847
Liberian (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Liberia (nation)  ........  Liberia (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  constituted in 1847
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  established 1847

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Monrovia .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Liberia, Montserrado) [1090602]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1945

Sources and Contributors:
Free and Independent Republic of Liberia..........  [VP]
.................................................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 668
ISO430..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
LBR..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
LI00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 47
Liberia..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 642
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1999) 646
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 361-362
.................  Embassy of Liberia, Map (1995)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 330 ff.
.................  FIPS Change Notice, no. 1 (1998) 10
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-54
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 64
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 18 June 2009
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 668
Libéria..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 64
Liberian..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 21
LR..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
República de Liberia..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 18 June 2009
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
Republic of Liberia..........  [VP]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 652
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
République du Libéria..........  [VP]
......................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 780
Либерия..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
Республика Либерия..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
利比里亚..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
利比里亚共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
بًَريا..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
جُهور ةً بًَريا..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 642
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 652
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1999) 646
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 361-362
..................  Embassy of Liberia, Map (1995)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 330 ff.
..................  FIPS Change Notice, no. 1 (1998) 10
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 768; 780
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 47
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-54
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 64
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 21
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 668
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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