12 June 2010: one more country has switched to the metric system...

Sunday, June 13, 2010

and the country is...


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Sierra Leone!

The news is a bit surprising though as pro-metric advocates (of which I am one) often cite the US, Liberia and Myanmar as being the only countries to not officially use the metric system so I had assumed that Sierra Leone had officially adopted it. Sierra Leone has a population slightly over 6 million and is right here:


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Here's an article from a week ago on the bill as well.

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