SIERRA LEONE

(leone = 100 cents)

146-SLL

Last 120 days

Text Box: 	Sierra Leone operates a floating exchange rate system. It is illegal to exchange money with unlicensed money dealers. All transactions may only made at banks or recognised foreign exchange bureaux.
	Sierra Leone is a dangerous country with no many tourists going there. 
	Small amounts local currency may go to collectors. A large amount would be worthless.	
Text Box: Import / Export restrictions:
	Foreign currency:
  In: free, must declare
 Out: up to amount imported and declared (permission if up to 5000 $)
	Local currency:
  In: up to 50 000 SLL (17 US$)
 Out: up to 50 000 SLL (17 US$)

NOTES in circulation (2010)

older NOTES (1988-98), redeemable until ??

(1996+)

NOTES (2000+), in circulation till ???

Oval: to the rates

 

NOTES and COINS we buy

buy / sell

% fixing

Valid till:

Notes

SLL (LE-leones) 10 000, 5 000, 2 000,1 000 (2010)

xx / xx %

in circulation till ???

SLL (LE-leones) 10 000, 5 000, 2 000,1 000 (2000+)

xx / xx %

in circulation until ??

LE 5 000, 1 000, 500 (1993-95+); 100, 50 (1988-90)

xx / xx %

redeemable until ??

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coins

LE 500, 100, 50, 10 (1996+)

xx / xx %

 in circulation

 

 

 

 

Area

(sq km)

Population (2005)

Language/Ethnicity

Ethnicity / Religion

Life duration

GDP per capita

(world position)

71 740

6 005 250

English (official)

Islam 60 %

male 37.74

 

Freetown 1 051 000

Mende

indigenous 30 %

female 42.06

2005 : 800 (218)

 

Temne

Christian 10 %

 

 

SLL 2 000 (2000)

SLL 1 000 (2003)

SLL 10 000 (2004)(160*73mm)

SLL 5 000 (2002+)(160*74mm)

SLL 2 000 (2003)

SLL 100 (1988-90)

SLL 50 (1988-89)

SLL 5 000 (1993-98)(160*74mm)

SLL 1 000 (1993-98 similar)(160*74mm)

SLL 500 (1995)(160*74mm)

leones 500 (2004)

leones 100 (1996+)

leones 50 (1996+)

 

leones 10 (1996+)

 

SLL 10 000 (2010)(153*73mm)

SLL 5 000 (2010)(145*71mm)

SLL 2 000 (2010)(140*69)

 

SLL 1000 (2010)(135*67mm)