The city of Monrovia
Monrovia is a coastal African city located in the Republic of Liberia, and its administrative capital and largest city is represented, in addition to being the center of trade, transportation, culture and education in the country; it includes artificial ports, free shops, and drug and paint factories. And petroleum, in addition to institutes, advanced educational centers, leading hospitals, and other fields.
The city of Monrovia
Monrovia is located in the African Republic of Liberia located in the western part of the continent of Africa, specifically in the region overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, located at the head of Cape Mesorado, and the island of Bushrode, and it sits on a land 32 meters above sea level, or astronomically, The city of Monrovia is located on the longitude (6.30) and the latitude (-10.80).
A brief history of Monrovia
The history of the discovery of the region in Monrovia today dates back to the year 1461 AD, by the Portuguese explorer Pedro de Centra, and the coastal area of the country became known as the (Grain Coast), knowing that the settlement of the city started in 1822 AD, after the settlement was approved, in order to solve the settlement The problem of assimilating the freed slaves, and America had a role in that. It began to interfere in the affairs of the region that gained its independence in 1847 AD, and the state was recognized, and its constitution was drawn up in accordance with the constitution of the United States of America.
The most important monuments of Monrovia
Monrovia has many places and wonderful landmarks, and the following are mentioned for their most important:
- Dukor Hotel: It is a luxury building, distinguished by its splendid architecture, and it is very popular with the city’s visitors and tourists.
- Water market: It is a lively and active market that includes many shops devoted to selling pottery, leather products, textiles and other items.
- Liberia National Museum: It is considered one of the most important museums in the country, as it contains many wonderful artistic and historical works inside it.