Liberia (Republic of)

History of Relations | Diplomatic Representation | Travel Info | Health Requirements | Climate Info | Currency Info | Trade Info | Visits and Meetings | Agreements | Interest Groups/ Organisations

History of Relations

South Africa and Liberia established formal diplomatic relations on 10 January 1997. The Liberian Government established an embassy in Pretoria on 1 October 1997, with Ms A Nimley as Chargé d' Affaires.

Diplomatic Representation

South African Representation in Liberia

H E Mr V P Moodley
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

South African Embassy

Liberian Representation in South Africa

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Liberian Embassy

Travel Info

Visa requirements for South Africans

For more information contact the Liberian Embassy in Pretoria.

Health requirements

While a valid international health certificate proving vaccination against yellow fever only is required, vaccination against hepatitis A and B and meningitis is also recommended. Preventative measures against malaria are strongly advised.

For further information go to Travelers' Health.

Climate Info

Liberia has an equatorial climate characterised by high temperatures and high rainfall all year round. Average annual temperature in the capital, Monrovia, ranges from 26,1 degrees C in January to 24,4 degrees C in July, while annual rainfall averages 5 138mm.

For up-to-date weather information click here

Currency Info

The monetary unit is the Liberian dollar, divided into 100 cents. The symbol for the dollar, which is not convertible outside Liberia, is "L$".

The official exchange rate is fixed at US$ 1 = L$ 1.

For information on current exhange rates click here

State and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings

No Information

Bilateral Agreements

If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section at 012 351 0872/0726 or send an e-mail to:

Trade Info

For current information on trade statistics between South Africa and Liberia, visit the web site of the Department of Trade and Industry of South Africa

Interest Groups and Information

No Information


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