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Freetown Destination Guide

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Explore Freetown in Sierra Leone! Freetown in the region of Western Area with it's 13,768 habitants is a town in Sierra Leone and is the capital of this country.

Considering the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations could be interesting to check as well: Monrovia, Bissau, Yongro, Number Two Village, Makeni or Pendembu. When in this area, you might want to check out Wilberforce, Ogue Farm, New England, Murray Town, Mount Aureol and Aberdeen as well. Map of the area of Freetown in Sierra Leone

Local Time

Local time in Freetown is now 01:20 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Freetown" with an UTC offset of 0 hours.


Weather Conditions & Forecast

Morning 27°C / 80 °F
Evening 27°C / 80 °F
Night 25°C / 77 °F
Rain 0 l/sq m
Air Humidity 95%
Air Pressure 1023.4 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 36% of sky
General Conditions Light rain
28°C / 83 °F Light rain

Saturday, 23rd of September 2017
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 25°C (76 °F)
Night: 25°C (77 °F)
Sunday, 24th of September 2017
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Light rain Day: 26°C (79 °F)
Night: 25°C (77 °F)
Monday, 25th of September 2017
Few clouds, light breeze.
Few clouds Day: 27°C (81 °F)
Night: 25°C (77 °F)

Video Collection

The Ferry to Freetown - Sierra Leone

A clip of the ferry across the Sierra Leone River from Lungi to Freetown as it arrives in Freetown, Sierra Leone. This ferry is the main transportation link between the city and the airport

30:43 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: February 12, 2010 by zeptepe

Driving Around Freetown (Sierra Leone)

Driving Around Freetown

37:42 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: November 22, 2009 by Shaka Zion


Driving Around Freetown Sierra Leone 2

Driving Around Freetown Sierra Leone

31:44 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: November 22, 2009 by Shaka Zion

Sierra Leone Freetown to Airport Taxi-Ri...

über YouTube Capture

03:44 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: May 28, 2014 by Zeno Davatz


Street in Freetown

A view of a busy street in Freetown, Sierra Leone

56:34 min, rating: 3/5
Uploaded: May 17, 2008 by babyphil

Tours-TV com: Freetown

The capital of Sierra Leone - Freetown attracts tourists with numerous sights, beautiful beaches and city markets. Sierra Leone. (, , ). See on map

17:08 min, rating: 0/5
Uploaded: November 23, 2014 by ToursTV Com


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Photo Collection

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Interesting Events in the future

A short collection of upcomming events in Freetown during the next days, weeks and months.

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Jan
2018

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Starts: 01:00 am (01:00)
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Interesting facts about this location

Aberdeen, Sierra Leone

Aberdeen is a coastal neighborhood in Sierra Leone's capital of Freetown. It is home to numerous up-scale restaurants, hotels, Lumley beach and other tourist facilities.

Tags: Sierra Leone Liberated African villages, Populated places in Sierra Leone, Freetown
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Coordinates: 8.43, -13.29 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi from center.

Connaught Hospital

Connaught Hospital is a hospital located in Sierra Leone. Connaught Hospital was opened in 1912 by the Duke of Connaught, Prince Arthur. President Kabbah re-opened the hospital on May 5, 2006, alongside the Princess Christian Maternity Hospital (PCMH).

Tags: Hospitals in Sierra Leone, Hospitals established in 1912, Buildings and structures in Freetown
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Coordinates: 8.43, -13.29 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi from center.

Fourah Bay College

Fourah Bay College is a public university in the neighborhood of Mount Aureol in Freetown, Sierra Leone. It is the oldest university in West Africa and the first western-style university built in West Africa. http://www. tusol. org/historical It is a constituent college of the University of Sierra Leone and was formerly affiliated with Durham University (1876-1967).

Tags: Universities and colleges in Sierra Leone, Fourah Bay College, Educational institutions established in 1827, Education in Freetown, Association of Commonwealth Universities
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Coordinates: 8.43, -13.29 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi from center.

Freetown

Freetown is the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone. It is a major port city in the Atlantic Ocean and is located in the Western Area of Sierra Leone. Freetown is Sierra Leone's major urban, economic, financial, cultural, educational and political center. The city proper had a population of 772,873 at the 2004 census, As of 2010, the population of Freetown is estimated at 1.2 million.

Tags: Western Area, Port cities in Africa, Populated places in Sierra Leone, Populated places established in 1792, Populated coastal places in Sierra Leone, Freetown, Capitals in Africa
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Coordinates: 8.43, -13.29 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi from center.

Freetown Central Prison

Freetown Central Prison is a prison on Pademba Road in Freetown, Sierra Leone. The prison was built to house 220 prisoners in the pre-independence era and now holds around 1,000 prisoners. Many prisoners were subject to prolonged stays in holding cells because of a massive backlog in court cases.

Tags: Prisons in Sierra Leone, Buildings and structures in Freetown
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Coordinates: 8.43, -13.29 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi from center.

Murray Town

Murray Town is an upscale neighborhood in Sierra Leone's capital of Freetown. It is home to a camp for the War Wounded and Amputeed population and the Amputees and War Wounded Association. It is also home to the Sierra Leone Grammar School. Murray Town contains many colonial style board houses dating back to the turn of the 20th century. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:8|30|N|13|16|W|region:SL_type:city|| |primary |name= }}

Tags: Sierra Leone Liberated African villages, Populated places in Sierra Leone, Freetown
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Coordinates: 8.43, -13.29 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi from center.

National Stadium (Sierra Leone)

Brookfields National Stadium is a multi-use national stadium of Sierra Leone, located in the capital city of Freetown. It is used mostly for football matches and it also has athletics facilities. It is the largest stadium in Sierra Leone and has a 45,000 capacity. The stadium serves as the exclusive home of the Sierra Leone national football team, as well as a venue for social, cultural, and religious events.

Tags: Sports venues completed in 1980, National stadiums, Multi-purpose stadiums in Sierra Leone, Football venues in Sierra Leone, Buildings and structures in Freetown, Athletics (track and field) venues in Sierra Leone
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Coordinates: 8.43, -13.29 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi from center.

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone, officially the Republic of Sierra Leone, is a country in West Africa that is bordered by Guinea to the northeast, Liberia to the southeast, and the Atlantic Ocean to the southwest. Sierra Leone is a Constitutional Republic with a directly elected president and a Unicameral Legislature. The country has a tropical climate, with a diverse environment ranging from savannah to rainforests. The country covers a total area of 71,740 km and with an estimated population of 6 million.

Tags: West African countries, States and territories established in 1961, Sierra Leone, Republics, Member states of the United Nations, Member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, Member states of the Commonwealth of Nations, Member states of the African Union, Least Developed Countries, English-speaking countries and territories, Economic Community of West African States, Countries in Africa, Countries bordering the Atlantic Ocean, Commonwealth republics
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Coordinates: 8.43, -13.29 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi from center.

University of Sierra Leone

The University of Sierra Leone is the name of the former unitary public university system in Sierra Leone, which, as of May 2005, was reconstituted into the individual colleges of Fourah Bay College and Njala University. It is now affiliated to many colleges in Sierra Leone.

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Coordinates: 8.43, -13.29 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi from center.

Wilberforce, Sierra Leone

Wilberforce is an area in Freetown, Sierra Leone. It is the highest point in the city and is also home to several foreign embassies, including China, Gambia, Germany, Liberia, Lebanon, Libya, Syria, and Austria http://www. slhc-uk. org. uk/diplomatic. htm. It is also home to a military barracks http://www. un. org/Depts/dpko/missions/unamsil/release. html.

Tags: Sierra Leone Liberated African villages, Populated places in Sierra Leone, Freetown, Diplomatic districts
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Coordinates: 8.43, -13.29 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi from center.