Sierra Leone

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President: Julius Maada Bio
Vice President: Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh
Capital city: Freetown
Languages: English (official, regular use limited to literate minority), Mende (principal vernacular in the south), Temne (principal vernacular in the north), Krio (English-based Creole, spoken by the descendants of freed Jamaican slaves who were settled in the Freetown area, a lingua franca and a first language for 10% of the population but understood by 95%)

Population, persons: 7,650,154 (2018)
Area, sq km: 72,180
GDP per capita, US$: 534 (2018)
GDP, billion current US$: 4.1 (2018)
GINI index: 35.7 (2018)
Ease of Doing Business rank: 163

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