Global Sourcebook for International Data Management

                                         by Graham Rhind

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Liberia

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LIBERIA
LIBERIA

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Liberia - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

231

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

LB

Internet country code

LR

GRC Country Code

LIR

Liberia - Languages

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Language map External

The national language is English External, spoken by some 69 000 people. A pidgin English, Liberian English External, is spoken by about 1 500 000 people as a second language. 32 other languages are spoken in Liberia, the most important being Bassa External (347 600 speakers); Dan External (200 000 speakers); Southern Kisi External (115 000 speakers); Klao External (184 000 speakers); Liberia Kpelle External (47 400 speakers); Loma External (141 800 speakers) and Mano External (185 000 speakers).

Liberia - Personal names

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Women generally take their husband’s family names upon marriage.

Tables of names can be acquired: given names External, surnames/family names External, family name prefixes External, forms of address External, job titles External

Liberia - Example address format

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Addresses not in a native language will be written in English. The name of the town may be followed by a numeric sorting code, as shown in the examples above.

A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Liberia - Post office box

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This is written P.O. Box.

Liberia - Postal codes

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Postal codes consist of a block of 4 digits.

Metadata containing postal code formatting rules, exceptions and regular expressions can be acquired External

Liberia - Postal code format graphic

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Liberia - Postal code format

Liberia - Postal code specifics

n/a.

Liberia - Postal code regular expression

\A\d{4,4}\Z

Liberia - Postal code level of coverage

2

Place names in Liberia

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Refer to Exonyms in Liberia for full lists of place names in Liberia in other languages.

Alternate place name forms/postal code tables can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/settlements.htm External

Other language place name data can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/otherlanguageplace.htm External

Liberia - Administrative districts

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Administrative districts graphic

Telephone numbers in Liberia

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Liberian telephone numbers have no area codes. Subscriber numbers have 7 or 8 digits. Mobile numbers commence 46-47, 5, 64-65, 7 or 8.

Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External

Properties with value Liberia


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