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Sierra Leone

Global Sourcebook | Index | Properties

SIERRA LEONE
SIERRA LEONE

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Sierra Leone - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

232

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

WAL

Internet country code

SL

GRC Country Code

SIE

Sierra Leone - Languages

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The official language is English External. 22 other languages are spoken. The most widespread of these are: Fuuta Jalon External (178 400 speakers); Kisi External (125 000 speakers); Kono External (190 000 speakers); Krio External (472 600 speakers - 95% of the remainder of the population speak Krio as a second language and it is the lingua franca of the country); Kuranko External (250 000 speakers); Limba External (340 000 speakers); Loko External (115 000 speakers); Mende External (1 460 000 speakers); Sherbro External (135 000 speakers); Susu External (120 000 speakers) and Themne External (1 200 000 speakers).

Sierra Leone - Example address format

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Any address written in a non-native language will be written in English.

   A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Sierra Leone - Post office box

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This is written PO Box.

Sierra Leone - Postal codes

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Sierra Leone has no postal code system.

Sierra Leone - Postal code format graphic

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Sierra Leone - Postal code format

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Sierra Leone - Postal code specifics

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Sierra Leone - Postal code regular expression

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Sierra Leone - Postal code level of coverage

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Sierra Leone - Postal code map

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Sierra Leone - Administrative districts

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Sierra Leone has 3 provinces External ( Eastern External, Northern External and Southern External) and one area ( Western External).

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Telephone numbers in Sierra Leone

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   Note: This section last updated 12th May 2020

Sierra Leonian telephone numbers have area codes of 2 digits (when called from abroad) and subscriber numbers of 4 digits (fixed) or 6 digits (mobile). Mobile numbers have these area codes: 21, 25, 30-31, 33-35, 40, 44, 50, 55, 56, 66, 74-79, 88.

   Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External 

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