Sierra Leone

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Sierra Leone

Presidential republic, independant since 1961

Region:
Western Africa
Area:
72,300 km²
Local name:
Sierra Leone
Capital:
Freetown
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Sunrise + Sunset
Climate
Tourism
Infrastructure + Transport
Economy
Inflation Rates
Energy consumption
Telecommunication
Refugees
Country comparison
Current time in Sierra Leone:

The countrywide time in Sierra Leone is Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
As in many countries near the equator, there is also no daylight saving time in Sierra Leone.
So there is all over the year the same difference of 0 hours to Greenwich Mean Time.

Sunrise and sunset

Bevölkerung

7,396,000
102.3
Ø 51.3 years
Life expectancy females:
Ø 52.4 years
Birthrate:
35.0 ‰
Deathrate:
12.8 ‰
Males/Females:
49.5% : 50.5%

Population pyramid

Population pyramid Sierra Leone 2016
The currency in Sierra Leone is Leone (SLL).
1 Leone is divided into 100 Cents.
Status: 07/21/2018
1 US$ = 8,390.00 Leone
10.000 Leone = 1.19 US$

The climate in Sierra Leone

In Sierra Leone, as in all equatorial countries, there is a tropical climate. Unlike in Europe or the USA, there is almost no difference between the seasons. The daylight hours vary little, and the temperature differences between summer and winter are also lesser. Depending on the season, the average daytime temperatures range between 28 and 34 degrees. In the colder months, the average night temperatures drop down to 21 °C.

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

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Languages

mother tonguedistribution
Temne31.8 %
Limba8.3 %
Kono-vai5.1 %
Bullom-sherbro3.8 %
Ful3.8 %
Kuranko3.4 %
Yalunka3.4 %
other40.4 %

Religions

Branchdistribution
Christs10.0%
Native religions30.0%
Muslims60.0%

Economy more...

(per year)
GDP:3,375.72 M €
Exportations:740.7 M €
Importations:1,384.4 M €
Tourism receipts:33.35 M €
Unemployment rate:4.5 %
Inflation rate:10.88 %
corruption index:30 (very bad)
Energy consumption:162.8 M kWh

Land use

1% Urban areas:710 km²
55% Agricultural areas:39,490 km²
42% Forest:30,438 km²
0% Water areas:120 km²
2% Others:1,542 km²

Transport more...

Roadways:11,300 km
Waterways:800 km
Airports:8

Most important cities in Sierra Leone

CityRegionPopulation
Freetown / CapitalWestern Area1,050,000
BoSouthern Province174,000
KenemaEastern Province143,000
KoiduEastern Province88,000
MakeniNorthern Province88,000
LunsarNorthern Province22,000
Port LokoNorthern Province21,000
WaterlooWestern Area20,000
SegbwemaEastern Province17,000
FreetownWestern Area14,000
BumpeSouthern Province14,000




Political indicators

(Based on the "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project of the World Bank)

Political stability:
Rule of law:
Effectivity:
Regulatory quality:
Voice accountability:
Death penalty:not practiced for 10+ years



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