Basic Information

Motto Unity – Freedom – Justice
Anthem High We Exalt Thee, Realm of the Free
Capital Freetown
Largest city Freetown
Official languages English
President Ernest Bai Koroma
Independence Date April 27, 1961
Total Area 71,740 km²
Population (2015) 6 453 184
Density 83 habitants/km²
Currency Leone (SLL)
Time zone UTC
Internet TLD .sl
Calling code +232