Sierra Leone is located in the Northern Africa region at latitude 8.460555 and longitude -11.779889 and is part of the African continent.
The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:
- 8° 27' 38.00'' N
- 11° 46' 47.60'' W
You can see the location of Sierra Leone on the world map below:
Sierra Leone Neighboring Countries
The neighboring countries of Sierra Leone (SL) are:
- Guinea (GN)
- Liberia (LR)
Sierra Leone borders the Atlantic Ocean.
Sierra Leone Related Content
Sierra Leone Key Facts
|Country Codes||Alpha 2: SL|
Alpha 3: SLE
|Country Flag Emoji||🇸🇱|
|Int. Phone Prefix||+232|
|Country Area||71,740 sq km|
World Rank: 101
|Major languages||English (official, regular use limited to literate minority), Mende (principal vernacular in the south), Temne (principal vernacular in the north), Krio (English-based Creole, spoken by the descendants of freed Jamaican slaves who were settled in the Freetown area, a lingua franca and a first language for 10% of the population but understood by 95%)|
|UTC/GMT Time||Number of time zones: 1|
|Biggest Airport||Lungi International Airport (FNA)|
|Average temperature||26.05 °C|
|Administrative Divisions||1 area 4 provinces|
|Political system||Presidential representative democratic republic|
Sierra Leone Economy Facts
|World Bank Income Group||Low income|
|World Bank Region||Sub-Saharan Africa|
|GDP in 2020||$4.1 (billions of USD)|
World Rank: 159
|GDP per capita in 2020||$509|
World Rank: 189
|Major Industries / Economic Sectors||Agriculture, manufacturing, energy, services|
|Top 5 Import Countries||China, United States, Belgium, Germany, United Kingdom|
|Top 5 Export Countries||China, United States, Belgium, United Kingdom, France|
Biggest Cities in Sierra Leone
Here are the largest cities in Sierra Leone based on 2021 data:
Map of Sierra Leone with the Largest Cities
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