Sierra Leone

Republic of Sierra Leone

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Capital: Freetown

Population: 6.1 million

Land area: 71,740 sq km (27,699 sq miles)

Languages: English, Krio (Creole language derived from English) and a range of African languages

Major religions: Islam, Christianity

Life expectancy: 48 years (men), 49 years (women)

Sources: UN, World Bank, BBC