Sierra Leone


Country NameRepublic of Sierra Leone
Short NameSierra Leone
Largest cityFreetown
Official languagesEnglish
National LanguagesMende, Temne, Krio
ReligionIslam (78%), Christianity (21%)
Demonym(s)Sierra Leonean
GovernmentUnitary presidential constitutional republic
PresidentJulius Maada Bio
Vice PresidentMohamed Juldeh Jalloh
House SpeakerAbass Chernor Bundu
Chief JusticeDesmond Babatunde Edwards
Total Area71,740 km2 (27,700 sq mi)
Water (%)1.1
Total Land Area (%)70,950.86 km2
Population7,092,113 (2015 census)
GDP (PPP)$12.177 billion (2018 estimate)
GDP (Nominal)$3.824 billion (2018 estimate)
CurrencyLeone (SLL)
Time zoneUTC (GMT)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Mains Electricity230 V – 50 Hz
Driving sideRight
Calling code+232
ISO 3166 codeSL
Internet TLD .sl
Political PartiesNational Grand Coalition

All People’s Congress

Grand Alliance Party

Peace and Liberation Party

Independence Day27 April 1961
Tallest BuildingCity Hall Administrative Complex

Sam Bangura Building

Ministries Building

Christian Smith Building

Richest PersonsErnest Bai Koroma










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