Natural Resources of Liberia

Natural resources that are found in Liberia include;

Iron ore

Liberia has five major iron ore deposits that is; Bomi Hills, Mano River, Mt Nimba South, Tokadeh and Bong mines. The production in the country is estimated to be 20 million long tons of crude ore per year.

Diamonds

Liberia’s diamond production is estimated to be 200,000 carats per year.

 Gold

The production of gold is estimated at 15,991 ozs per year

Water resource

Water resources are estimated to be covering a total area of 15,596 square kilometres. That is River Cavalla and Riverv Mano, Lake Shepherd and Lake Piso.

Other natural resources include;

  • Timber
  • Hydropower
  • Rubber
  • Lead
  • Manganese
  • Graphite
  • Barite

National Parks

There are two National Parks in Liberia that is; Lofa-Mano National Park, Sapo National Park.

Wild animals in these National Parks include; forest elephants, pygmy hippos and chimpanzees, antelopes

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