Sierra Leone

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Sierra Leone

Official name:Republic of Sierra Leone
Capital:Freetown
Area:total: 71,740 sq km
water: 120 sq km
land: 71,620 sq km
Climate:tropical; hot, humid; summer rainy season (May to December); winter dry season (December to April)
Location:Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea and Liberia
Geographic coordinates:8 30 N, 11 30 W
Comparative Area:slightly smaller than South Carolina
Land boundaries:total: 958 km
border countries: Guinea 652 km, Liberia 306 km
Coastline:402 km
Terrain:coastal belt of mangrove swamps, wooded hill country, upland plateau, mountains in east
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
highest point: Loma Mansa (Bintimani) 1,948 m

Map of Sierra Leone

Map of Sierra Leone

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