Liberia international travel guide in May 2023
Liberia is part of Africa with main city at Monrovia. It's usually 🌤️ 26.00 °C in Liberia with a rainfall of 🌧 264.23 mm. Internet speed in Liberia is on average 2.9 Mbps. Its Least Developed country with a population of 5M people. The main currency is Liberian Dollar. The languages spoken are English. Automatic teller machines are rare in Liberia. Current travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Least Developed 🌤️ ~26.00 °C 🌧 ~264.23 mm 👨👩👦👦 5M people
Liberia Travel Advice
🛡️ Travel safety
Exercise a high degree of caution
We've reviewed our advice for Liberia. We haven't changed the level of our advice, exercise a high degree of caution. Higher levels apply in some areas. The Australian High Commission in Accra currently has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Liberia. Check the latest information for travel to and from Liberia (see 'Travel’). We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Liberia overall due to the sensitive political situation and the risk of violence and crime.
Liberia Essential travel details
Liberia uses 120V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A and Type B.
The languages that are typically spoken are English
Money in Liberia
💱 Currencies Used
Liberia uses the Liberian dollar (symbol: $), code LRD.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 dollars. Dollar is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 1 dollar and 50, 25, 10 and 5 cents.
Automatic teller machines are rare in Liberia. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Calling in Liberia
Internet speed in Liberia is on average 2.9 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Liberia is very low. It's quite hard to find one.
You can buy a SIM card for about 8,981.64 LRD, which includes 10 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Lonestar Cell, Novafone or Orange. Liberia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Liberia upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.
To call Liberia, dial +, then 231 (the country code for Liberia), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Liberia, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 21 .
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