Serra Leoa

Informação sobre Serra Leoa

Region: África
Capital: Freetown
Population: 8,791,000
Area (sq km): 71,740
FIPS Country Code: SL
ISO Country Code: SL
GRN Office: Gospel Recordings Sierra Leone

About Sierra Leone

Freetown, the capital, is a port city and the commercial hub. Settled by freed and rescued slaves in 18th century, it was made the seat of government for the British territories in West Africa in 1821 and became the capital in 1961.

People groups: West Atlantic (45.3%), Mande (43.8%), Kwa (1.3%), Krio (8.6%), Other (1%).

Religions: Muslim (70%), Traditional ethnic (18%), Christian (11%), Hindu (0.04%).

Sierra Leone was founded as a home for freed slaves in 1797. It was the first West African country to be evangelised. The first Protestant Church was started among freed slaves in Freetown, yet after over 200 years of effort, under 12% of the country claims to be Christian. (From 'Operation World')

Map of Serra Leoa

Map of Serra Leoa

Línguas e dialetos falados em Serra Leoa

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Encontrados 27 nomes de idiomas

English: Africa [Sierra Leone] [eng]

Gbereshe Mandingo [Sierra Leone] [emk]

Gola [Liberia] - ISO Language [gol]

Gola: Deng [Liberia] [gol]

Gola: Senje [Liberia] [gol]

Kebu Fula [Sierra Leone] [fuf]

Kissi: Sierra Leone [Eastern] [kqs]

Klao [Western Area] - ISO Language [klu]

Kono [Eastern] - ISO Language [kno]

Koranko [Northern] - ISO Language [knk]

Krim [Southern] [bmf]

Krio [Sierra Leone] - ISO Language [kri]

Kroo [Liberia] [klu]

Kuranko: Sengbeh [Northern] [knk]

Landorgoh Loko [Northern] [lok]

Limba, West-Central [Northern] - ISO Language [lia]

Limba, West-Central: Western [Northern] [lia]

Loko [Northern] - ISO Language [lok]

Mende [Sierra Leone] - ISO Language [men]

Mende: Ko [Eastern] [men]

Mende: Kpa [Eastern] [men]

Pular [Guinea] - ISO Language [fuf]

Sherbro [Southern] - ISO Language [bun]

Sherbro: Shenge [Southern] [bun]

Sousou: Sierra Leone [Northern] [sus]

Temne [Sierra Leone] - ISO Language [tem]

Yorùbá [Benin] - ISO Language [yor]

Povos em Serra Leoa

Arab, Lebanese ▪ Bassa ▪ Bom, Bum ▪ British ▪ Bullom ▪ Deaf ▪ French ▪ Fula Jalon ▪ Fulani, Krio ▪ Gola ▪ Greek ▪ Kissi ▪ Kissi, Southern ▪ Kono, Konnoh ▪ Krim ▪ Krio ▪ Kru ▪ Kuranko ▪ Limba, East ▪ Limba, West ▪ Loko ▪ Maninka, Eastern ▪ Mende ▪ Sherbro ▪ South Asian, general ▪ Susu ▪ Temne ▪ Temne-Banta ▪ Vai ▪ Yalunka ▪ Yoruba

Notícias sobre Serra Leoa

Gospel Recordings Sierra Leone - General information, articles, news and contact details about GRN Sierra Leone.

Andrew Kanu (GRN Sierra Leone) - Andrew Kanu - GRN Sierra Leone talks about the passion one man has for his people who are yet to accept Jesus