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Where is Sierra Leone?

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Sierra Leone satellite photo

Sierra Leone Country Information:

Sierra Leone is located in western Africa. Sierra Leone is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, Guinea to the north and east, and Liberia to the south.

Sierra Leone Bordering Countries:

Guinea, Liberia

Sierra Leone Cities:

Bauya, Bo, Bonthe, Freetown, Kailahun, Kamalu, Kambia, Kenema, Koidu, Lungi, Lunsar, Magburaka, Makeni, Panguma, Pendembu, Port Loko, Pujehun, Sefadu, Sulima, Sumbuya, Taigbe, Waterloo, Yana and Zimmi.

Sierra Leone Locations:

Atlantic Ocean, Great Scarcies River, Loma Mountains, Mano River, Moa River, Moro River, Rokel River, Sherbo Island, Sherbro River and Yawri Bay.

Sierra Leone Natural Resources:

Sierra Leone has important mineral resources, which include diamonds, iron ore, titanium ore, bauxite, chromite and gold.

Sierra Leone Natural Hazards:

In Sierra Leone the dry, sand-laden harmattan winds blow in from the Sahara during December through February. Other natural hazards for this country include dust storms, and sandstorms.

Sierra Leone Environmental Issues:

Sierra Leone has had rapid population growth, which is pressuring the environment. There is a problem with overfishing. In addition, a civil war has depleted the natural resources. Other environmental issues include: overharvesting of timber; expansion of cattle grazing; slash-and-burn agriculture. All of these have resulted in deforestation and soil exhaustion.
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