Etiquette of Liberia

Liberia is a West African nation home to 4.5 million people.

The country is a unitary presidential republic.

The official language of Liberia is English. Liberians speak creolized dialects referred to as Liberian English.

About 85% of Liberians follow Christianity, while another 12% follow Islam.

The currency of Liberia is the Liberian dollar.

The ordinary handshake may be augmented with a finger snap in social circumstances. That snap will often be softer between men and women and between women. However, in more formal situations the snap may be omitted.

Make eye contact and respond with a hello when greeted.

Bring business cards on your trip and be prepared to hand them out regularly.

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