Sierra Leone


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Country information

Country: Sierra Leone
Population: 5,245,695 inhabitants  (Last modified: 5/03/2013 )
Area 71,740 km²
Capital: Freetown
Currency: Leone (SLL)
Phone code: +232
Languages: en-SL,men,tem
Domain name: .sl
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Neighbors: Guinea, Liberia
Fips: SL

Current local time in Sierra Leone

Current Date:
Sunday 21 April 2019
Current Time:
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Time Zone: Africa/Freetown
GMT/UTC: 0  hours
DST: No time changes this year!

*GMT/UTC - Standard Time Zone
*DST - Daylight Saving Time

Upcoming public holidays

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 22 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 27 Saturday Independence Day Public Holiday
April 29 Monday Independence Day observed Public Holiday
June 5 Wednesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
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Tide times and tide charts

Geographic information

Latitude in decimal degrees: 8.5
Longitude in decimal degrees: -11.5
Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 8° 30' North
Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 11° 30' West
Height above sea level: 361 m,   1184.38 ft,   14212.61 in
Geographical feature: A (Administrative region type feature)
Feature designation code: A.PCLI (independent political entity)