The capital city and main port of Liberia is Monrovia and other major towns and cities include Gbarnga, Kakata, Bensonville, Harper, Voinjama, Buchanan, Zwedru, Yekepa, Greenville, Edina, Ganta, Robertsport, Sagleipie and Sanniquellie
The economy in Liberia is agriculture based. Palm oil and kernel, sweet potatoes, plantain, sugarcane, rice, cassava, and rubber are farmed in Liberia for sale in the domestic market and for export to countries abroad.
There are vast deposits of iron-ore in Liberia and the main industries in Liberia are iron-ore, timber, and rubber processing plants. The principal exports of Liberia are: iron-ore, rubber, wood and timber.
Liberia is reputed to be the oldest republic in Africa, with an independent, republican history that dates back to the 1880s. Liberia occupies a total landmass of about 99,067 square kilometres.
The terrain of Liberia is occupied by rich, dense tropical rain forest, savannah grassland, mangrove swamps, and coastal sands. Plants and trees in Liberia include: coffee, cocoa, rubber, and palms. The climate of Liberia is tropical, with an average temperature of 800F or 270C.
Liberia contains a wealth of well over 100 identified species of wildlife, which include: leopards and wild cows, elephants, antelopes, chimpanzees, monkeys, hippopotamus, manatee, and a variety of rare birds.