The People of
Kpelle, Bassa, Gio, Kru, Grebo, Mano, Krahn, Gola, Gbandi, Loma, Kissi, Vai, Dei, Bella, Mandingo, Mende, Americo-Liberians, Congo People
English (official) and some 20 ethnic group languages
Christian, Muslim, indigenous beliefs
Diversity has always been celebrated in Liberian culture - ethnically based civil
wars aside - in regard to cuisine, music, fashion, language and people.Despite ...
Identification. Liberia lies on the west coast of Africa. The name comes from the
English word "liberty" and refers to the nation's origin as a colony of free blacks ...
The people of modern Liberia hail from a varied background. The earliest people
of Liberia were Mende tribes from Sierra Leone and other West African nations, ...
By Matt Rosenberg , About.com GuideApril 24, 2008
As the price of rice has doubled in six months, it has become too expensive for the average Liberian
. Thus, a change is happening in Liberian
culture as people
begin to enjoy spaghetti, which is imported for about a t... More »
There are also two tribes not strictly Liberian: the Mandingo, who are itinerant ...
Nevertheless, there is a strong tendency among the indigenous people to ...
Land and People Liberia can be divided into three distinct topographical areas.
First, a flat coastal plain of some 10 to 50 mi , with creeks,
Jun 1, 2013 ... Part I of this series ended with the quotation from Frank Sherman's book: “Liberia:
The Land, Its People, History and Culture.” Part II will focus ...
People. Nationality: Noun and adjective–Liberian(s).Population (2004): 3.4
million.Annual growth rate (2004): 2.4%.Ethnic groups: Kpelle 20%, Bassa 16%,
Jun 10, 2012 ... The four largest people groups in Liberia make up over 50% of the population.
The largest group is comprised of the Kpelle people (aka Gbese, ...