Country: Sierra Leone

Population: 5,836,000
Capital: Freetown
Currency: Leone (SLL )
Top level domain: .sl
Int. Phone access: 232
ISO2 code: SL
ISO3 code: SLE
IOC code: SLE

Sierra Leone

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Sierra Leone

English (official, regular use limited to literate minority), Mende (principal vernacular in the south), Temne (principal vernacular in the north), Krio (English-based Creole, spoken by the descendants of freed Jamaican slaves who were settled in the Freetown area, a lingua franca and a first language for 10% of the population but understood by 95%)

Muslim 60%, Christian 10%, indigenous beliefs 30%

United Nations member since: 1961-09-27

Olympic achievements

Olympic Summer Games: 9 times.   Medals: gold  0   silver  0   bronse   0
Olympic Winter Games: 0 times.   Medals: gold  0   silver  0   bronse   0

Provinces / Regions

Eastern, Northern, Southern, Western Area,

Major Cities