A tropical country on the coast of West Africa, Sierra Leone gained independence from Britain on April 27, 1961. Currently led by President Julius Maada Bio, the West African nation has an estimated population of 7 million people spread across a total land area of 71,740km². As of 2018, Sierra Leone recorded a GDP of $10.9billion, with its top exports Titanium Ore, Rough Wood, Diamonds, Aluminium Ore, and Non-fillet Frozen Fish, sold to trading partners that include China, Belgium-Luxembourg, Romania, United States, and Germany. Sierra Leone's administrative capital is located in Freetown, and its official currency is the Leone (SLL).
Notable Animal Diseases: Peste Des Petit Ruminant, Brucellosis, and Rabies among others.