Interesting facts about Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone is a small republic in western Africa. According to the Human Development Index (HDI), it is one of the ten poorest countries in the world, around 70% of people live below the poverty line. Social infrastructure, medical care, life expectancy, education - there are shortages of many things. After a bloody civil war (1991 - 2002) and the Ebola epidemic (2014-2015), the country is now busy rebuilding and reappraising its recent history. About 7 million people live in Sierra Leone.