Liberia was created by slaves freed in the United States. It was one of only two countries that were not colonized by the European powers. It was created as a free country where slaves could return to Africa in safety. Sadly in the last 30 years it has been plagued by many coups and civil wars.
Continent: Africa Population: 4,000,000 HDI Rank: 169th Neighbors: North - Guinea, West - Sierra Leone, East - Ivory Coast