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Sierra Leone

Capital : Freetown

Land Area : 71,740 sq km

Head of Government : President Ernest Bai Koroma (since 2007)

Population : 5,132,138 (July 2009 est.)

Major Languages : English (official, regular use limited to literate minority), Mende (principal vernacular in the south), Temne (principal vernacular in the north), Krio

Major Religion(s) : Muslim 60%, Christian 10%, indigenous beliefs 30%

Date of Joining : 1961

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CHRI Submission to CMAG :
September 2001
June 2000
April 1999
February 1998

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