Freetown


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Freetown is the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone. It is a major port city on the Atlantic Ocean and is located in the Western Area of the country. Freetown is Sierra Leone's major urban, economic, financial, cultural, educational and political centre, as it is the seat of the Government of Sierra Leone. The population of Freetown was 1,055,964 at the 2015 census.The city's economy revolves largely around its harbour, which occupies a part of the estuary of the Sierra Leone River in one …
Freetown is the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone. It is a major port city on the Atlantic Ocean and is located in the Western Area of the country. Freetown is Sierra Leone's major urban, economic, financial, cultural, educational and political centre, as it is the seat of the Government of Sierra Leone. The population of Freetown was 1,055,964 at the 2015 census.The city's economy revolves largely around its harbour, which occupies a part of the estuary of the Sierra Leone River in one of the world's largest natural deep water harbours.

Although the city has traditionally been the homeland of the Sierra Leone Creole people, the population of Freetown is ethnically, culturally, and religiously diverse. The city is home to a significant population of all of Sierra Leone's ethnic groups, with no single ethnic group forming more than 27% of the city's population. As in virtually all parts of Sierra Leone, the Krio language of the Sierra Leone Creole people is Freetown's primary language of communication and is by far the most widely spoken language in the city.

The city of Freetown was founded by abolitionist Lieutenant John Clarkson on March 11, 1792, as a settlement for freed African American, Afro-Caribbean and Liberated African slaves. Their descendants are known as the Creole people. The local Temne and Loko people were living in villages in the land that became known as Freetown before the European arrival.

Freetown is locally governed by a directly elected Freetown City Council, headed by a mayor, who also is directly elected. The mayor and members of the Freetown City Council are directly elected by the residents of Freetown in an election held every four years. The mayor of Freetown is Yvonne Aki Sawyerr, who was sworn in on May 11, 2018, after her victory in the 2018 Freetown Mayoral election.The Freetown city council has its own municipal police force.

Airports near Freetown

Closest airports to Freetown are Freetown FNA (SL) (17 km), Conakry CKY (GN) (148 km), Monrovia MLW (LR) (467 km), Monrovia ROB (LR) (511 km), Tamale TML (GH) (1327 km)

Cheapest flights to Freetown

Accra Freetown
COUNTRY_GH Ghana COUNTRY_SL Sierra Leone
30-08-2022 direct
FNA
Istanbul Freetown
COUNTRY_TR Turkey COUNTRY_SL Sierra Leone
20-08-2022 direct
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Abidjan Freetown
COUNTRY_CI Ivory Coast COUNTRY_SL Sierra Leone
09-10-2022 stops
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Riga Freetown
COUNTRY_LV Latvia COUNTRY_SL Sierra Leone
05-08-2023 stops
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Dubai Freetown
COUNTRY_AE United Arab Emirates COUNTRY_SL Sierra Leone
08-09-2022 stops
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Moscow Freetown
COUNTRY_RU Russia COUNTRY_SL Sierra Leone
08-09-2022 stops
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Bodrum Freetown
COUNTRY_TR Turkey COUNTRY_SL Sierra Leone
20-08-2022 stops
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Direct flights to Freetown

Meteo: Freetown FNA

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Freetown
Light rain shower
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Feels like
27°
Wind
22.3 km/h
Humidity
90%
Visibility
10.0 km
Precipitations
1.9 mm
Tuesday
16 August
Heavy rain
25°
Heavy rain
Wind: 22.7 km/h
Wednesday
17 August
Heavy rain
24°
Heavy rain
Wind: 19.8 km/h
Thursday
18 August
Patchy rain possible
25°
Patchy rain possible
Wind: 21.2 km/h
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