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Last update : 19 February 2019


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Capital : Freetown
Language :  English
Currency :  Leone
Population : 7 075 641
Area : 71 740 km2

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Sierra Leone facts

1. Independence from Great Britain was obtained on April 27, 1961.
2. The population density is 85 people / km².
3. The country is 4.3 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Islam – 78%.
5. The largest rivers are Mano, Moro, Sierra Leone, Sewa, Pampana, Rokel, Great Scarcies and Little Scarcies.
6. Full name of the country – Republic of Sierra Leone.
7. Political system – republic.
8. The country currently has 20 tribes that make up 90% of the total population.
9. The highest peak is Bintumani, 1948 m above sea level.
10. Motto of the country – “Unity – Freedom – Justice”.
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11. It is one of the poorest countries in the world, people live very short lives due to malnutrition and diseases.

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12. The minimum wage is 500,000 leone per month (data from 2015).

Autor: Daria

13. In Sierra Leone, an average adult consumes about 8.7 liters of pure alcohol a year.

14. The most beer is beer – 6%, then spirit – 1%, wine – 0.5%, and other alcoholic beverages – 92.5%.

Autor: AlkoWorld

15. In this country, compulsory education lasts 6 years.

16. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

17. The average IQ level is 91.

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18. In this country there are 51.9% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 3,349,107 people).

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19. The built-up speed limit is 50 km / h.

20. Outside the built-up area, the permitted speed is 80 km / h.

21. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.8 per mille.

22. In 2013, 220 people died as a result of traffic accidents.

23. 40% of fatal accidents have caused people who are under the influence of alcohol.

24. In this country there are over 68 900 motor vehicles registered (11 vehicles per 1 000 inhabitants).

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25. 46% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 2,970,000 people).

26. 80% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

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27. In this country there are over 11,300 km of paved roads (0.02% of all roads in the world).

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28. In this country there are 8 airports, 1 with paved surface.

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29. In this country over 260,000 (2015) 902 462 (2018) people have access to the internet ( around 14% of the population).

30. About 245,000 (2015) 450,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

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31. The national top-level domain is .sl . There are over 1 260 websites with such an extension.

32. The most popular pages with the extension .sl are: vector.sl, google.com.sl and news.sl.

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33. The country has over $601,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.0051% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

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34. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $6 112 000 000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $3,770,000,000 .

35. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 year was 37.6% GDP, or around: $2,298,112,000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 60.3% GDP, or around: $2,273,103 thousand . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $352.

36. The foreign debt at the beginning of 2015 year was around: $1,368,000,000 .

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37. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 15 cigarettes a month.

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38. The lowest temperature: 6.1 °C was measured in Yengema.

39. The highest temperature: 40 °C was measured in Daru.

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40. The most deadly disease in this country is tuberculosis.

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41. The average life expectancy in this country is 46.3 years (women – 46.9 years and men – 45.7 years).

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42. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 21.

43. In this country, women having their first child on average 19.2 years old.

44. 10 women give birth to 48 children on average

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45. The average age people living in this country is 19 years old.

46. The country is around:
2 764 000 people (41.93%) in the age range 0-14 years.
3 582 000 people (54.34%) in the age range 15-64 years.
245 900 people (3.73%) over 65 years old.

47. In this country, about 244,000 children are born each year (3.7% of the population), and about 71 300 people die (1.1% of the population).

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48. Left-sided traffic was in force until February 28, 1971.

Autor: AutoMania

49. In Sierra Leone there are 34350 km2 of agricultural land (48% of the country).

50. 6 people in 1000 possess firearms.

51. Dawule is the highest located town in the country.

52. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1961.

53. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 26 days.

54. He joined the United Nations on September 27, 1961.

55. The work week is 40 hours.

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56. 39% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

57. 27158 km2 of the country is covered by forests (37.9%)

58. The last death penalty was carried out in 1998.

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59. The unemployment rate is 4.5% (data from 2018).

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60. Sierra Leone takes 132 place in the ranking of the best armies in the world.

61. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – professional and reservists ,
2018 year – 10,700 professional and 0 reservists.

62. Number of equipment:
2018 year – 2 tanks, 10 armored vehicles, 5 jet aircraft and 5 helicopters.

63. The army in 2018 was assigned over 13 050 000 dollars.

64. The naval fleet consists of more than 10 ships (2018).

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65. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 30% (2018).

66. The tax on goods and services is 15% (2018).

67. The level of inflation in 2018 is 16.5%.

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What is the highest peak in Sierra Leone?
The highest peak in Sierra Leone is Bintumani (1948 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Sierra Leone?
The largest river is Kolenté.

answer: Marta

What is the largest lake in Sierra Leone?
The largest lake is Sonfon (8.2 km2).

answer: Marta

What is the national dish?
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What Sierra Leone has national colors?
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What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
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What is the national sport?
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Which countries borders Sierra Leone?
Sierra Leone borders with such countries as: Guinea 652 km, Liberia 306 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age people living in this country is 19 years old.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage is 500,000 leone per month (data from 2015).

answer: Marta

What is the population density in Sierra Leone?
The population density is 92 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
Motto of the country – “Unity – Freedom – Justice”.

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 40 ° C was measured in Daru.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: 6.1 ° C was measured in Yengema.

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With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
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