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Sierra Leone

Updated: Sep 16, 2022

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Country Name

Sierra Leone, officially the Republic of Sierra Leone, informally Salone.


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's flag was adopted on April 27, 1961, after gaining independence from Great Britain.

The flag consists of three horizontal stripes green, white and blue.

The green stripe is on the top, the white in the middle, and the

blue at the bottom.

The Green color represents the rich nature, mountains, and agriculture in the country, the white color stands for peace and unity.

The blue represents the Atlantic Ocean, which washes the shores of Sierra Leone.