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- Full name : Republic of Liberia
- President of Liberia in 2012: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
- Currency in Liberia : Liberian Dollar
- Total area : 43,000 square miles
- Capital of Liberia: Monrovia
- Biggest city : Monrovia
- Main Cities : Monrovia, Gbarnga, Kakata
- Continent : Asia
A flag is often an amalgam of anecdotes that tell the history of a country.
You will find below the description and explanation for the symbols of the flag of liberia.
The flag of Liberia was adopted in 1847. It consists of 11 horizontal red and white stripes, with a white star on blue canton. It is strongly reminiscent of the American flag because the country was created in 1822 by the NCSA, an american colonisation society. The star on blue background is a reminiscent of Old Glory. the original 13 bands were replaced by 11 bands to avoid confusion with the American flag, and to recall the 11 members of the Commission that declared independence in 1847, after a period of autonomy.
You can download the national flag of Liberia in different sizes, in a decidedly modern design for your personal use, or for wider use. Liberia's flag is available in 4 different resolutions to best suit your purposes (S, M, L, XL). Click on the flag to access the download page.