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Outline of Sierra Leone

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.

Contents

  • General reference 1
  • Geography of Sierra Leone 2
    • Location 2.1
    • Environment of Sierra Leone 2.2
      • Natural geographic features of Sierra Leone 2.2.1
    • Regions of Sierra Leone 2.3
      • Ecoregions of Sierra Leone 2.3.1
      • Administrative divisions of Sierra Leone 2.3.2
        • Provinces of Sierra Leone 2.3.2.1
        • Districts of Sierra Leone 2.3.2.2
        • Chiefdoms of Sierra Leone 2.3.2.3
    • Demography of Sierra Leone 2.4
  • Government and politics of Sierra Leone 3
    • Branches of the government of Sierra Leone 3.1
      • Executive branch of the government of Sierra Leone 3.1.1
      • Legislative branch of the government of Sierra Leone 3.1.2
      • Judicial branch of the government of Sierra Leone 3.1.3
    • Foreign relations of Sierra Leone 3.2
      • International organization membership 3.2.1
    • Law and order in Sierra Leone 3.3
    • Military of Sierra Leone 3.4
    • Local government in Sierra Leone 3.5
  • History of Sierra Leone 4
  • Culture of Sierra Leone 5
    • Art in Sierra Leone 5.1
    • Sports in Sierra Leone 5.2
  • Economy and infrastructure of Sierra Leone 6
  • Education in Sierra Leone 7
  • See also 8
  • References 9
  • External links 10

General reference

An enlargeable relief map of Sierra Leone

Geography of Sierra Leone

An enlargeable topographic map of Sierra Leone

Location

 Guinea 652 km
 Liberia 306 km

Environment of Sierra Leone

An enlargeable satellite image of Sierra Leone

Natural geographic features of Sierra Leone

Regions of Sierra Leone

Ecoregions of Sierra Leone

Administrative divisions of Sierra Leone

Provinces of Sierra Leone
Districts of Sierra Leone
Chiefdoms of Sierra Leone

Demography of Sierra Leone

Government and politics of Sierra Leone

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

Branches of the government of Sierra Leone

Executive branch of the government of Sierra Leone

Legislative branch of the government of Sierra Leone

Judicial branch of the government of Sierra Leone

Foreign relations of Sierra Leone

International organization membership

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

Law and order in Sierra Leone

Military of Sierra Leone

Local government in Sierra Leone

History of Sierra Leone

Main article: Current events of Sierra Leone

Culture of Sierra Leone

Art in Sierra Leone

Sports in Sierra Leone

Economy and infrastructure of Sierra Leone

Education in Sierra Leone

See also

References

  1. ^ a b
  2. ^ a b
  3. ^
  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

Government and Diplomacy
  • The Republic of Sierra Leone official government site
  • Sierra Leone High Commission in London
  • Diplomatic Representations of Sierra Leone
  • British High Commission in Sierra Leone
  • US Embassy in Sierra Leone
Tourism and Travel
  • Outline of Sierra Leone travel guide from Wikivoyage
  • Aisha's Eye on Sierra Leone a photo documentary
  • National Tourist Board of Sierra Leone official site
  • Visit Sierra Leone Travel and Tourism information
  • US Department of State travel information
Economy and Business
  • Index of Economic Freedom - Sierra Leone is 48.4% free
  • Sierra Leone Business Directory
  • Fadugu Sending Money to Sierra Leone
  • (pdf) Doing Business in Sierra Leone - A Commercial Guide for US Companies
  • World Bank Data & Statistics on Sierra Leone
News Media and Discussion
  • Sierra LeoneallAfrica.com - News Aggregator
  • Awareness Times Newspaper
  • The New People The New People Newspaper
  • IRIN Sierra Leone humanitarian news and analysis
  • ENCISS civil society and governance
  • Sierra Eye Sierra Leone News Portal
Other Resources
  • CIA World Factbook - Sierra Leone
  • Sierra Leone at DMOZ
  • Sierra Leone Web
  • 2008Sweet Salone,
  • War Crimes Trials in Sierra Leone
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