Freetown is one of the most populated cities in Sierra Leone, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Africa, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 08.30N latitude / 13.17W longitude. For routing in Freetown, please check the free driving directions Freetown service below.
When you visit Sierra Leone, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is English, and the officially used currency is Sierra Leonean leone (SLL), since 1964.
Freetown, the capital city, has numerous population; 941 000 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Freetown counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Sierra Leone, bears 7 719 729 sum citizens spreading on its 27 698,96 sq mi / 71 740 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Sierra Leone is Unitary presidential constitutional republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Unity, Freedom, Justice, while salute for the national anthem called: High We Exalt Thee, Realm of the Free.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Sierra Leone Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone, on the Atlantic Ocean in West Africa, is half the size of Illinois. Guinea, in the north and east, and Liberia, in the south, are its neighbors. Mangrove swamps lie along the coast, with wooded hills and a plateau in the interior. The eastern region is mountainous.