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Description: The Physical Map of Sierra Leone showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, deserts, Ocean, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.

Sierra Leone Facts and Country Information...

Sierra Leone is officially known as the Republic of Sierra Leone. It is a country located in West Africa. It is surrounded by Guinea in the northeast, Liberia in the southeast, and the Atlantic Ocean in the southwest. Sierra Leone covers an area of 71,740 square kilometres.

The nations is divided into four geographical regions namely, the Northern Province, the Eastern Province, the Southern Province as well as the Western Area.

In the east, there is a plateau is interspersed by very high mountains, with Mount Bintumanistanding at 1,948 meters above sea level and is known as the highest point of the country. Major rivers include the Moa River.

The central part of the country consists of lowland plains which contains forests, bushes and some farmlands and this occupies about 40% of the total land area. The northern section consists of the Guinean forests & savanna mosaic ecoregion. Thesouth has rain forests plains.

Sierra Leone has a coastline of some 400 kilometres bordering the Atlantic Ocean. It thus gets a bountiful of the marine resources and also proclaimed as an attractive tourist spot. The coast also consists of some low lying mangroves swamp. The Sierra Leone Harbour is considered the world's 3rdlargest natural harbor.

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