Sierra Leone#

Freetown is the capital, largest city, and its economic and political centre.

Bo is the second largest city.

The two largest and most influential are the Temne and the Mende people.

It is also among the largest producers of titanium and bauxite, a major producer of gold, and has one of the world's largest deposits of rutile.

  • Sierra Leone has largest boundary with Guinea which is approximately 652 km.
  • Sierra Leone has shortest boundary with Liberia which is approximately 306 km.
  • The largest river in Sierra Leone is Seli which is 400 km.
  • The largest export partner of Sierra Leone is China.
  • The largest import partner of Sierra Leone is China.
  • There are 5 seaports in Sierra Leone.

Tourist Attraction#

A boatman plies the waters of Sierra Leone's flooded plains and mangrove swamps.


  1. Text marked as italic is taken from Leone unter CC