Statistics illustrating the climate of Sierra Leone, 1951. by Sierra Leone. Meteorological Dept.

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LC ClassificationsQC991.S5 S53 1952
The Physical Object
Pagination58 p. ;
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5243593M
LC Control Number75315274

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In Sierra Leone, the climate is tropical, hot all year round, with a dry season in winter and a rainy season due to the African monsoon, which runs from May to November in the north and from April to November in the rainfall is considerable, from 2, to 3, millimeters (80 to inches), with a maximum in the coastal area.

At Statistics Sierra Leone we coordinate, collect, compile, analyse and disseminate high quality and objective official statistics that will be used to assist informed decision making, and discussion within government, business and the media, as well as the wider national and international community.

{module CONSUMER PRICE INDEX (CPI)}. “Cynthia was originally from Sierra Leone, and I loved the way those two dusky words rolled off her tongue.

As we drove along I found myself fascinated with the deep “Oooooohhs” and “Aaaahhhhss” that made up her conversational speech patterns”. Sierra Leone The Human Capital Index (HCI) database provides data at the country level for each of the components of the Human Capital Index as well as for the overall index, disaggregated by gender.

The index measures the amount of human capital that a child born today can expect to attain by given the risks of poor health and poor. Sierra Leone, located on the west coast of Africa, has a total area of 71, km2 with an estimated population of 6 million.

The average annual temperature has increased by C degrees since and projections suggest an increase in annual temperature by to C degrees by the s.

Wikipedia 1951. book Sierra Leone Page (Link) The information is updated by users. As a consequence it is not always accurate and frequently contains factual errors.

SCSL Taylor Judgement. Statistics. Census of Population and Housing in Sierra Leone. Analysis of Sierra Leone's population of 4, Link to Statistics Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone (sēĕr´ə lēō´nē, lēōn´; sēr´ə lēōn), officially Republic of Sierra Leone, republic ( est. pop. 5,), 27, sq mi (71, sq km), W is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean in the west, by Guinea in the north and east, and by Liberia in the south.

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The climate of Sierra Leone is tropical, with constantly high temperatures and, throughout most of the year, high humidity. Two seasons determine the agricultural cycle. SIERRA LEONE POPULATION AND HOUSING CENSUS Total Population and Population of Major and Minor Local Councils by Sex LOCAL COUNCIL No.

of H/hold H/Hold Population Males Females Sex Ratio Avg. Size Special Population Final Population Sierra Leone4, 2, 2, 46, 4,File Size: KB. Sierra Leone is practically monoculture, with over 80% of the government income, % of the export earnings and more than 1951.

book of the foreign exchange revenues coming from the agricultural and mining sectors. The Sierra Leone national economy would be hugely affected by a sustainable reduction occasioned by climate change.

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The history of Sierra Leone began when the lands became inhabited at least 2, years ago. Sierra Leone played a significant part in modern African political liberty and nationalism, and became an independent nation in It began as a colony of freed American slaves on MaBlacks voted for the first time in elections, as did women.

Sierra Leone Weather, climate and geography Weather and climate Best time to visit. The climate is tropical and humid all year. Between November and June, it is very hot and dry, although the coastal areas are cooled by sea breezes.

In December, January and February the dry, dusty Harmattan wind blows from the Sahara. The Sierra leone Civil war lasted 11 years from to Resulting in the war there was ab casualties, and million, over half of the countries population, displaced people.

This young boy is just on of the many child soldiers used in the war. For the outside world, Sierra Leone is defined by its resources. For Sierra Leone politics, the rise and fall of politicians and elites depends upon the utilization of those resources.

For David Harris, however, economics are less than an afterthought. What's telling here is what he doesn't include in the by: Sierra Leone - Climate Change.

Sierra Leone has been ranked as the third most vulnerable nation after Bangladesh and Guinea Bissau to adverse effects of climate change. The vulnerable population. National Statistical Office Sierra Leone. Abstract Statistics Sierra Leone coordinates, collects, compiles, analyses and disseminates high quality and objective official statistics to assist informed decision-making, and discussion within the government, business and the media, as well as the wider national and international community.

Sierra Leone: Risks. Republic of Sierra Leone. Second National Communication on Climate Change. Tarawalli, P.

Diagnostic Analysis of Climate Change and Disaster Management in Relation to the PRSP III in Sierra Leone. United Nations Development Programme. Sierra Leone: Country Profile.

World Bank. n.d. Data: Sierra Size: KB. This book was well-written by a native of Sierra Leone and it depicts the most important events in the country's history from pre-historical times until the s. The narrative ends just before the civil war breaks out but for those interested in the war, the issues leading up to it are very well covered.

This book is standard, quality by: MODERN HISTORY - WWII TO In Sierra Leone was granted internal self-government and on Apr. 27, Sierra Leone gained complete independence within the Commonwealth from Britain with Milton Margai as the country's first Prime Minister.

In Apr. Prime Minister Margai died and his half brother, Albert succeeded him. After elections in Mar. the army overthrew the government. Physical geography.

Sierra Leone is located on the west coast of Africa, between the 7th and 10th parallels north of the Leone is bordered by Guinea to the north and northeast, Liberia to the south and southeast, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west.

The country has a total area of 71, km 2 (27, sq mi), divided into a land area of 71, km 2 (27, sq mi) and water of Sierra Leone is a country in Western Africa with a coast on the Atlantic Ocean.

Neighboring countries include Guinea and Liberia. The geography includes swamps, beaches, wooded hills, and mountains in the interior. The government type is a presidential republic; the chief of.

The demographics of Sierra Leone are made up of an indigenous population from 18 ethnic groups. The Temne in the north and the Mende in the South are the largest.

Ab are Krio, the descendants of freed slaves who returned to Sierra Leone from Great Britain, North America and slave ships captured on the high seas. In addition, about 5, Lebanese, 1, Indians, and 5, Europeans Birth rate: births/1, inhabitants.

About Sierra Leone. Like one of its rough diamonds, Sierra Leone is a destination of exquisite natural beauty. But despite its lush rainforests, palm-fringed beaches, fascinating history and vibrant culture, the country remains largely unexplored and undiscovered.

It’s hard to believe now, but Sierra Leone once attracted sometourists. Background: Sincecivil war between the government and the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) has resulted in tens of thousands of deaths and the displacement of more than 2 million people (well over one-third of the population) many of whom are now refugees in neighboring several setbacks, the end to the eleven-year conflict in Sierra Leone may finally be near at hand.

Relative Humidity in Freetown, Sierra Leone The average annual relative humidity is % and average monthly relative humidity ranges from 72% in February to 89% in September. Jan. Temperatures and humidity are high, and rainfall is heavy. The mean temperature is about 27° C (81° F) on the coast and almost as high on the eastern are two distinct seasons: the dry season, from November to April, and the wet season, over the rest of the year, with the heaviest precipitation in July, August, and September.

Annual Weather Averages in Kissidougou. Kissidougou is miles from Kenema, so the actual climate in Kenema can vary a bit. Based on weather reports collected during – Climate by city in Sierra Leone.

Uses average temperatures, dewpoint and other weather conditions by month to calculate index scores. Kenema, Eastern, Sierra Leone - Monthly weather averages including average high and low Temperature, Precipitation, Pressure, Wind Charts to assist you in planning your travel, holiday or an outdoor activity at Kenema, Sierra Leone.

Realtime weather, 14 day weather forecast, historical weather at Kenema Monthly Climate Averages. The first graph shows the climate in Freetown, Sierra Leone in metric units and the second in English units.

The climate graphs depict monthly average temperatures, precipitation, wet days, sunlight hours, relative humidity and wind speed. Climate, Average Weather of Sierra Leone Of the land area, % has a tropical rainforest climate (Af), % has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate (Aw).

Of the population, % live in a tropical rainforest climate (Af), % live in a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate (Aw). Centre of Sierra Leone Studies – The economy of Sierra Leone – Part 1 This section of the CSLS data base will contain some duplication.

It has been composed to allow readers to gain an accurate and comprehensive range of materials of the economy of Sierra Leone – File Size: KB.

Statistics Sierra Leone (SSL) as the main body responsible for statistical activities in Sierra Leone is quite aware of the importance of foreign trade statistics and as an institution, frantic efforts are always made with the aim of producing accurate and reliable trade statistics.

SIERRA LEONE’S TRADE SYSTEM. Climate of the Sierra - Cusco & Machu Picchu The Andes or Andean Mountains are the largest continental mountain range in the world, starting in the north in the country of Venezuela, passing through Colombia, Ecuador, Perú, Bolivia and ending in the countries of Argentina and Chile.

This profile provides an overview of climate risk issues in Sierra Leone, including how climate change will potentially impact agricultural production, water resources, human health and disasters (including damage to coastal infrastructure and production zones, and loss of life and productive assets).

Sierra Leone: Improving adaptive capacity to water resources. GEF and UNDP improving Adaptive Capacity to Water Resources in Sierra Leone “Before this time, women and children would trek one and half miles to fetch water from the river for drinking and other domestic purposes.

We had difficulties fetching water. But. Mission/Goal Statistics Sierra Leone coordinates, collects, compiles, analyses and disseminates high quality and objective official statistics to assist informed decision-making, and discussion within the government, business and the media, as well as the wider national and international community.Sierra Leone.

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Sierra Leone.A history of Sierra Leone, Volume 1 Modern revivals in African studies A History of Sierra Leone, Christopher Fyfe: Author: Christopher Fyfe: Publisher: Oxford University Press, Original from: the University of California: Digitized: Apr 7, Length: pages: Subjects: Sierra Leone: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

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