Freetown, Sierra Leone

Freetown is a large place in the region of Western Area in Sierra Leone with a population of approximately 802,639 people and is one of the largest places in Sierra Leone. Freetown is also the capital of Sierra Leone. Find all facts and information about Freetown.

Facts and figures on Freetown at a glance

Name: Freetown (Freetown)
Status: Large place and capital of Sierra Leone
Population: 802,639 people
Region name (Level 1): Western Area
Country: Sierra Leone
Continent: Africa

Freetown is located in the region of Western Area and is also the regional capital of this region.

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Facts and figures about Freetown
Freetown FreetownLarge place / Capital of Sierra Leone802,639 peopleWestern Area Western Area

Map of Freetown

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Information on Freetown

Information on Freetown
Place nameRegion name Level 1CountryContinent
Freetown FreetownWestern Area Western AreaSierra LeoneAfrica

Time in Freetown

Time in Freetown
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Mon, 4 Mar 2024 - 7:55am (07:55h)NoMon, 4 Mar 2024 - 7:55am (07:55h)UTCAfrica/Freetown

Geographic coordinates of Freetown

Latitude & Longitude of Freetown
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map8°29'13.7"N (8.4871400°)13°14'08.2"W (-13.2356000°)

Distances from Freetown

Distances from Freetown
To equator (0° lat)To prime meridian (0° lon)To the largest places
940 km north of the equator1,457 km west of the prime meridianDistances from Freetown

Places around Freetown

18 places found within 5 km around Freetown. You can expand the radius of your search: 10 km15 km
Places in the regional area of Freetown
Tower Hill Tower Hill-0.5 km 0.3 mishow
Kingtom Kingtom-1.3 km 0.8 mishow
Savage Square Savage Square-1.5 km 0.9 mishow
Cline Town Cline Town-1.9 km 1.2 mishow
Mount Aureol Mount Aureol-2.0 km 1.2 mishow
New England New England-2.2 km 1.4 mishow
Madongo Town Madongo Town-2.2 km 1.4 mishow
Congo Town Congo Town-2.8 km 1.8 mishow
Kortright Kortright-3.2 km 2.0 mishow
Murray Town Murray Town-3.3 km 2.0 mishow
Leicester Leicester-3.5 km 2.2 mishow
Hill Station Hill Station-3.8 km 2.4 mishow
Fisher Lane Fisher Lane-3.9 km 2.5 mishow
Wilberforce Wilberforce-4.0 km 2.5 mishow
Cockerill Cockerill-4.1 km 2.5 mishow
Gloucester Gloucester-4.7 km 2.9 mishow
Lumley Lumley-4.8 km 3.0 mishow
Mirimboe Mirimboe-4.8 km 3.0 mishow

Airports around Freetown

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External sources of information on Freetown

Freetown on Wikipedia