Where is Sierra Leone Located?
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.
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.
|Where is Located||Sierra Leone is a country located in the West Africa|
|Coordinates||8.30 N, 11.30 W|
|Neighboring Countries||Guinea, Liberia|
|Administrative divisions||3 provinces and 1 area|
|Area||71,740 sq km|
|Population||6190280, 2013 estimate|
|ISO Alpha-2 Code||SL|
|ISO Alpha-3 Code||SLE|
|ISO Numeric Code||694|
|GDP||$8.276 billion 2012 estimate|
|Time Zone||GMT (UTC+0)|