Daily Archives: March 8, 2010

Liberia, Monrovia Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Liberia is in Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Cote d’Ivoire and Sierra Leone. CAPITAL CITY: Monrovia LARGEST CITY: Monrovia CURRENCY: Liberian Dollar (LRD) ECONOMY: Much of Liberia’s economy has been destroyed by civil war and government … Continue reading

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Lesotho, Maseru Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Lesotho is a landlocked country enclaved by South Africa. CAPITAL CITY: Maseru LARGEST CITY: Maseru CURRENCY: Lesotho Loti (LSL) ECONOMY: Lesotho relies on remittances from miners employed in South Africa, the sale of water to South Africa and customs … Continue reading

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Lebanon, Beirut Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Lebanon is in the Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Israel and Syria. CAPITAL CITY: Beirut LARGEST CITY: Beirut CURRENCY: Lebanese Pound (LBP) ECONOMY: Lebanon has rebuilt much of its war-torn physical and financial infrastructure by borrowing heavily, … Continue reading

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Latvia, Riga Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Latvia is in Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, between Estonia and Lithuania. CAPITAL CITY: Riga LARGEST CITY: Riga CURRENCY: Latvian Lats (LVL) ECONOMY: Latvia has had one of the highest (GDP) growth rates in Europe, since 2000. Due … Continue reading

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Laos, Vientiane Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Laos is in Southeastern Asia, northeast of Thailand, west of Vietnam. CAPITAL CITY: Vientiane LARGEST CITY: Vientiane CURRENCY: Lao Kip (LAK) ECONOMY: The Lao economy is heavily dependent on investment and trade with its larger and richer neighbors, Thailand, … Continue reading

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