Largest Cities in Sierra Leone

Facts about Sierra Leone

Official languages: English
Capital: Freetown
Area: 71,740 km²
Population: 5.2 million residents
Population density: 73.12 residents per km²
Currency: SLL
Internet TLD: .sl
ISO codes: SL, SLE, 694
The telephone code from Sierra Leone is +232

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Sierra Leone is a republic in West Africa. It borders on Guinea, Liberia and the Atlantic. The former British colony has been in last place on the UNDP list for years, synonymous with the status of the least developed of the 177 countries examined. After a decade of bloody civil war, the country is now busy rebuilding and coming to terms with recent history.

Biggest Cities of Sierra Leone by Population

# City Population Latitude Longitude
1 Freetown, Sierra Leone 802,750 8.48714 -13.2356
2 Bo, Sierra Leone 174,465 7.96472 -11.7383
3 Kenema, Sierra Leone 143,248 7.87687 -11.1903
4 Koidu, Sierra Leone 88,111 8.64387 -10.9714
5 Makeni, Sierra Leone 87,790 8.88605 -12.0442
6 Lunsar, Sierra Leone 22,572 8.68439 -12.535
7 Port Loko, Sierra Leone 21,419 8.76609 -12.787
8 Waterloo, Sierra Leone 19,861 8.3389 -13.0709
9 Kabala, Sierra Leone 18,059 9.58893 -11.5526
10 Segbwema, Sierra Leone 16,643 7.99471 -10.9502
11 Magburaka, Sierra Leone 15,026 8.72306 -11.9488
12 Kailahun, Sierra Leone 14,196 8.2789 -10.573
13 Binkolo, Sierra Leone 13,978 8.95225 -11.9803
14 Freetown, Sierra Leone 13,879 8.43194 -13.2897
15 Bumpe, Sierra Leone 13,691 7.89209 -11.9054
16 Rokupr, Sierra Leone 12,615 8.67121 -12.385
17 Gandorhun, Sierra Leone 12,399 7.55502 -11.6926
18 Kambia, Sierra Leone 11,631 9.12504 -12.9182
19 Yengema, Sierra Leone 11,332 8.71441 -11.1706
20 Gandorhun, Sierra Leone 10,789 7.49431 -11.8306
21 Bonthe, Sierra Leone 9,758 7.52639 -12.505
22 Pendembu, Sierra Leone 8,891 8.09807 -10.6943
23 Blama, Sierra Leone 8,257 7.87481 -11.3455
24 Kamakwie, Sierra Leone 8,209 9.49689 -12.2406
25 Panguma, Sierra Leone 8,076 8.18507 -11.1329
26 Pujehun, Sierra Leone 8,037 7.35806 -11.7208
27 Kukuna, Sierra Leone 7,787 9.39841 -12.6648
28 Barma, Sierra Leone 7,640 8.34959 -11.3306
29 Boajibu, Sierra Leone 7,495 8.18763 -11.3403
30 Bunumbu, Sierra Leone 7,466 8.17421 -10.8643
31 Sumbuya, Sierra Leone 7,185 7.64789 -11.9606
32 Baoma, Sierra Leone 7,155 7.99344 -11.7147
33 Moyamba, Sierra Leone 6,811 8.15898 -12.4317
34 Mambolo, Sierra Leone 6,735 8.9186 -13.0367
35 Tombodu, Sierra Leone 6,096 8.13526 -10.6196
36 Daru, Sierra Leone 6,069 7.98976 -10.8422
37 Foindu, Sierra Leone 5,979 7.40906 -11.5433
38 Masingbi, Sierra Leone 5,755 8.78197 -11.9517
39 Motema, Sierra Leone 5,585 8.61427 -11.0125
40 Bomi, Sierra Leone 5,574 7.24611 -11.5258
41 Tintafor, Sierra Leone 5,571 8.62667 -13.215
42 Buedu, Sierra Leone 5,523 8.2796 -10.3714
43 Mamboma, Sierra Leone 5,312 8.08742 -11.6884
44 Kassiri, Sierra Leone 5,272 8.93814 -13.1154
45 Hastings, Sierra Leone 5,232 8.37994 -13.1369
46 Hangha, Sierra Leone 5,118 7.93974 -11.1413

Sierra Leone: Freetown

Freetown is the capital of Sierra Leone. It is located on the Freetown Peninsula and is also the largest city in the country with a population of more than 800,000. With a port and industry, Freetown is also the country’s economic center. In 1787, freed slaves settled in what was now called the “Free City”.

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