Sierra Leone

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Coordinates: 8°30′N 11°30′W / 8.500°N 11.500°W / 8.500; -11.500

Republic o Sierra Leone
Banner o Sierra Leone
Coat o airms o Sierra Leone
Banner Coat o airms
Motto: "Unity, Freedom, Justice"
Location o  Sierra Leone  (daurk blue)– in Africae  (licht blue & daurk gray)– in the African Union  (licht blue)  —  [Legend]
Location o  Sierra Leone  (daurk blue)

– in Africae  (licht blue & daurk gray)
– in the African Union  (licht blue)  —  [Legend]

Location o Sierra Leone
Capital
an lairgest ceety
Freetown
8°29.067′N 13°14.067′W / 8.484450°N 13.234450°W / 8.484450; -13.234450
Offeecial leids Inglis[1]
Spoken leids
Ethnic groups (2008)
Demonym Sierra Leonean
Govrenment Unitar presidential constitutional republic
• Preses
Ernest Bai Koroma (APC)
Victor Bockarie Foh (APC)
S.B.B. Dumbuya (APC)
Abdulai Hamid Charm
Legislatur Pairlament
Unthirldom
• frae the Unitit Kinrick
27 Apryle 1961
• Republic declared
19 Apryle 1971
Aurie
• Tot
71,840 km2 (27,740 sq mi) (119th)
• Watter (%)
1.1
Population
• 2015 census
7,075,641[2]
• Density
79.4/km2 (205.6/sq mi) (114ta)
GDP (PPP) 2017 estimate
• Total
$11.551 billion[3]
• Per capita
$1,760[3]
GDP (nominal) 2017 estimate
• Total
$4.088 billion[3]
• Per capita
$623[3]
Gini (2011) 35.4[4]
middlin
HDI (2015) Decrease 0.420[5]
law · 179t
Siller Leone (SLL)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)
Drives on the richtb
Cawin code +232
Internet TLD .sl
  1. Rank based on 2007 feegurs.
  2. Syne 1 Mairch 1971.

Sierra Leone (Krio: Sa Lone), offeecially the Republic o Sierra Leone, is a kintra in wast Africae. It is bordered bi Guinea tae the north an east, Liberie tae the sootheast, an the Atlantic Ocean tae the wast an soothwast. Sierra Leone covers a total aurie o 71,740 km2 (27,699 sq mi) an haes a population estimatit at 6.5 million.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "The World Factbook". www.cia.gov. Retrieved 7 October 2015. 
  2. Official projection (medium variant) for the year 2013 based on the population and housing census held in Sierra Leone on 4 December 2004. statistics.sl. page 13.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "Sierra Leone". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 18 Aprile 2013. 
  4. "Gini Index". World Bank. Retrieved 2 Mairch 2011. 
  5. "2016 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2016. Retrieved 21 Mairch 2017.