About Us In Sierra Leone

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About Embassy of the Republic of Sierra Leone in the United States

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Full Name: Republic of Sierra Leone

Population: 7.5 Million

Capital: Freetown

Area: 73,326 sq km (27,925 sq miles)

Major Languages: English, Krio

Major Religions: Islam, Christianity

Monetary Unit: Leone (Le)

Main Exports: Diamonds, Rutile, Iron Ore, Bauxite, Gold, Cocoa, Coffee, Fish

GDP: 6% (World Bank)

Internet Domain: .SL

International Dialing Code: +232

Official/Business Hours: Monday to Friday – 08.00 – 17.00 hours

Time Zone: Sierra Leone is on GMT all year around.

Electricity: 220 – 240 volts AC, 50Hz

Official Holidays: Sierra Leone
Government celebrates Islamic, Christian and National Holidays. Holidays marked with an asterisk (*) are lunar and moveable each year.
  • 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • 27 April – Independence Day
  • Good Friday and Easter Monday*
  • 25 December – Christmas Day
  • 26 December – Boxing Day
  • Eid-Ul-Fitri*
  • Moulid Ul Nabi*
  • Eld Ul Adha*

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