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Location Map of Sierra Leone

Where is Sierra Leone
About Map: Map showing where is Sierra Leone located in the World.
The given Sierra Leone location map shows that Sierra Leone is located in the western part of the Africa continent. Sierra Leone map also shows that it shares its international boundaries with Guinea in the north-east, north, and north-west and Liberia in the southeast.
Besides, the Atlantic Ocean lies in the south-west of the country. The climate type of the county is tropical.
The capital city of Sierra Leone is Freetown. The government type of Sierra Leone is a constitutional republic, wherein the president is elected directly. The political system has unicameral legislature.

By virtue of having natural resources, the economy of the country depends upon the mining, but still agriculture has also major contribution in country’s economy. Interestingly, Sierra Leone has some of the rarest minerals deposits. Sierra Leon has the world's largest deposits of rutile, it is one of the largest producers of titanium and bauxite. In addition, Sierra Leone is the 10 largest diamond producing nation of the world and it also produces gold in considerable amount.

Quick Facts
CountrySierra Leone
Continent Africa
Where is Located Sierra Leone is a country located in the West Africa
Coordinates 8.30 N, 11.30 W
Capital Freetown
Largest City Freetown
Neighboring Countries Guinea, Liberia
Administrative divisions3 provinces and 1 area
Area 71,740 sq km
Population6190280, 2013 estimate
Official Language English
Currency Leone (SLL)
ISO Alpha-2 CodeSL
ISO Alpha-3 Code SLE
ISO Numeric Code694
GDP $8.276 billion 2012 estimate
Calling code 232
Time Zone GMT (UTC+0)
Internet TLD .sl