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Southern Province, Sierra Leone
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The Southern Province is one of the four provinces of Sierra Leone. It covers an area of 19,694 km² and has a population of 1,438,572 (2015 census). It consists of four districts (Bo, Bonthe, Moyamba, and Pujehun). Its capital and administrative center is Bo, which is also the second largest and second most populated city in Sierra Leone after the nation's capital Freetown. The population of the southern province is largely from the Mende ethnic group.
Southern Province
CountrySierra Leone
CapitalBo
Area
 • Total19,694 km2 (7,604 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)
 • Total1,438,572
 • Density73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)
Geography
Districts
The province is divided into 4 districts.
Borders
Southern Province has the following borders:
To the south and west of Southern Province is the Atlantic Ocean.
Ecology
Sierra Leone's last remaining stand of rainforest is at Gola.[1]
See also
Subdivisions of Sierra Leone
References
^ Manson, Katrina & Knight, James (2012). Sierra Leone (second ed.). Chalfont St. Peter, Buckinghamshire, England: Brandt. p. 259. ISBN 978-1-84162-412-9.
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