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Map of Sierra Leone

Map of Sierra Leone

Bordering Countries: Guinea, Liberia
Demonym: Sierra Leonean
Motto: "Unity, Freedom, Justice"
Population: 5,743,725 (2014)
Population Growth Rate: 2.33% (2014)
Government: presidential republic
Capital City: Freetown
Capital Coordinates: 8°29.067′N 13°14.067′W
Capital Time Zone: UTC
Currency: Leone
Currency Code: SLL
Currencies Issued: leone pound
GDP: $1.9 billion (2009)
Per Capita Income: $311 (2009)
GDP Growth Rate: 13.30% (2013)
Inflation Rate: 11.10% (2013)
Foreign Debt: $543.5 million (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: SL
Internet Country Code: .sl
Number of Internet Users: 14900 (2009)
Calling Code: 232
Electrical Generation Capacity: 102000 kW (2010)
Independence: 1961 from United Kingdom
Area: 71,740 square km (71,620 km land) (120 km water)
Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean (0 m)
Highest Point: Loma Mansa (1,948 m)
Life Expectancy: 57.39 years (2014)
Fertility Rate: 4.83 (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate: 73.29 per 1000 (2014)
HIV Prevalence: 1.50% (2012)
Adult Obesity Prevalence: 6.80% (2008)
Human Development Index: 0.336 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 2.5 (2011)
Literacy: 35.10 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 10

Number of coins in catalogue: 1

Number of stamps in catalogue: 16

Location of Sierra Leone in Africa

Regional Map for Sierra Leone

Major Cities

Bo (Population 263684)
Bonthe (Population 10206)
Freetown [Capital] (Population 772873)
Kabala (Population 19074)
Kailahun (Population 25210)
Kambia (Population 12471)
Kenema (Population 182106)
Koidu Town (Population 111800)
Lungi (Population 8091)
Lunsar (Population 23889)
Magburaka (Population 40313)
Makeni (Population 109125)
Moyamba (Population 11485)
Port Loko (Population 23915)
Waterloo (Population 19750)

Languages

Maninka
Mende
Temne
Vai

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