Outline of Sierra Leone

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The location of Sierra Leone
An enlargeable map of the Republic of Sierra Leone

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Sierra Leone:

Sierra Leonesovereign country located in West Africa.[1] Sierra Leone is bordered by Guinea in the northeast, Liberia in the southeast, and the Atlantic Ocean in the southwest. Sierra Leone covers a total area of 71,740 km² (27,699 sq mi)[2] and has a population of 5,900,000. The country has a tropical climate, with a diverse environment ranging from savannah to rainforests.[3] Freetown is the capital, seat of government, and largest city.[2] Other major cities in the country with a population over 100,000 are Bo, Kenema, Koidu Town and Makeni. Although English is the official language spoken at schools and government administration, Krio (language derived from English and several West African languages and is native to the Sierra Leone Krio people) is the lingua franca spoken throughout the country. The Krio language unites all the different ethnic groups, especially in their trade and interaction with each other.

General reference[edit]

An enlargeable relief map of Sierra Leone

Geography of Sierra Leone[edit]

An enlargeable topographic map of Sierra Leone

Location[edit]

 Guinea 652 km
 Liberia 306 km

Environment of Sierra Leone[edit]

An enlargeable satellite image of Sierra Leone

Natural geographic features of Sierra Leone[edit]

Regions of Sierra Leone[edit]

Ecoregions of Sierra Leone[edit]

Administrative divisions of Sierra Leone[edit]

Provinces of Sierra Leone[edit]
Districts of Sierra Leone[edit]
Chiefdoms of Sierra Leone[edit]

Demography of Sierra Leone[edit]

Government and politics of Sierra Leone[edit]

Main article: Government of Sierra Leone and Politics of Sierra Leone

Branches of the government of Sierra Leone[edit]

Executive branch of the government of Sierra Leone[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Sierra Leone[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Sierra Leone[edit]

Foreign relations of Sierra Leone[edit]

International organization membership[edit]

The Republic of Sierra Leone is a member of:[1]

Law and order in Sierra Leone[edit]

Main article: Law of Sierra Leone

Military of Sierra Leone[edit]

Local government in Sierra Leone[edit]

History of Sierra Leone[edit]

Main article: History of Sierra Leone, Timeline of the history of Sierra Leone, and Current events of Sierra Leone

Culture of Sierra Leone[edit]

Art in Sierra Leone[edit]

Sports in Sierra Leone[edit]

Economy and infrastructure of Sierra Leone[edit]

Education in Sierra Leone[edit]

See also[edit]

Main article: Sierra Leone

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sierra Leone". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. July 3, 2009. Retrieved July 23, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b Encarta Encyclopedia. "Sierra Leone". Retrieved 2008-02-19. 
  3. ^ The World Guide. "Sierra Leone Geography". Retrieved 2008-02-19. 
  4. ^ The only glaciers in Africa are on Mt Kenya (in Kenya), on Kilimanjaro (in Tanzania), and in the Ruwenzori Mountains (which are located in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo). See Proceedings of the Riederalp Workshop, September 1978; Actes de l'Atelier de Riederalp, septembre 1978): IAHS-AISH Publ. no. 126, 1980.

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Sierra Leone

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