Sierra Leone - Location, size, and extent





Situated on the west coast of Africa, Sierra Leone has an area of 71,740 sq km (27,699 sq mi), extending 338 km (210 mi) N–S and 304 km (189 mi) E–W. Comparatively, the area occupied by Sierra Leone is slightly smaller than the state of South Carolina. It is bounded on the N and E by Guinea, on the SE by Liberia, and on the S and W by the Atlantic Ocean, with a total boundary length of 1,360 km (845 mi), of which 402 km (250 mi) is coastline. In addition to the mainland proper, Sierra Leone also includes the offshore Banana and Turtle islands and Sherbro Island, as well as other small islets.

Sierra Leone's capital city, Freetown, is located on the Atlantic Coast.

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Apr 29, 2011 @ 4:16 pm
I'm doing a project for school and i need info for it. If I were to visit, what would be an outdoor oppertunity where would I go?

While Im there I would like some food so what kind of food would you suggest?
And where would be the funest out side parks to take pictures?
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Sep 15, 2011 @ 9:21 pm
well, the country is well deverse and that you can have the experiece of both familier and new varieties of foood. also, the areas of visit ican say is . the entire country all depends to what kind of activity or activities you would venture. Please try to go to the provinces to see the shape of the mountains and landscape.

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