Freetown
in Western Area, Sierra Leone

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
8.432 and -13.290 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 8° 25' 54" and W -13° 17' 22"
Currency and Currency Code:
Leone - SLL
Spoken languages:
English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 03:45 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Freetown
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:58 am and 6:37 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-10.221 and 166.306 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Malapu
References
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Sierra Leone in Western Africa

Safety Score: 2,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Sierra Leone.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Sierra Leone. Last Update: 2019-12-13 07:23:04

Explore Freetown

Freetown in Western Area with it's 13,768 inhabitants is located in Sierra Leone a little north of Freetown, the country's capital.

Local time in Freetown is now 03:45 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Freetown with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Freetown. The closest airport in Sierra Leone is Hastings Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 18 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Freetown, Forecariah, Conakry, Coyah and Makeni. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 33°C / 92 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 46%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 10% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Sunday, 15th of December 2019

35°C (95 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Monday, 16th of December 2019

32°C (90 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Tuesday, 17th of December 2019

35°C (96 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

The Country Lodge Complex

Address
2,8 mi
Hs 51 Hillstation
11000 Freetown
Sierra Leone

Time Information

Checkout: 15:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


RADISSON BLU MAMMY YOKO

Address
3,0 mi
17 LOMLEY BEACH ROAD
PO BOX 5 Freetown
Sierra Leone

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Home Suites

Address
4,3 mi
Cape Road, Aberdeen 78a
Freetown
Sierra Leone

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


New Brookfields

Address
4,3 mi
Jomo Kenyatta Road,New Englandville
000 Freetown
Sierra Leone

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Nonsuch Bay Resort All Inclusive

Address
5,4 mi
Hughes Point
Freetown
Sierra Leone

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

The Ferry to Freetown - Sierra Leone

Published: February 12, 2010
Length: 07:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: zeptepe

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...


White Powder In Freetown ;-) FPV Fun Warthox FQuad

Published: December 30, 2014
Length: 13:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: meiman0815

White Powder In Freetown ;-) FPV Fun Warthox FQuad.


Streets of Freetown

Published: May 22, 2009
Length: 22:31 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: rutgerstolting

A drive around Freetown, Sierra Leone.


Street in Freetown

Published: May 17, 2008
Length: 45:03 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: babyphil

A view of a busy street in Freetown, Sierra Leone.


Tours-TV.com: Freetown

Published: November 23, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ToursTV Com

The capital of Sierra Leone - Freetown attracts tourists with numerous sights, beautiful beaches and city markets. Sierra Leone. (弗里敦, フリータウン, فريتاون). See on map...


Mass Casualty Training Course in Freetown, Sierra Leone

Published: January 14, 2010
Length: 02:22 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: SurgeonsSOS

In August 2009, SOS helped organize a mass casualty training exercise in the Sierra Leone capital, Freetown. The event was held over two days, included didactic lectures and a full disaster...


Travel Tips: Dangerous Market After Dark

Published: October 09, 2014
Length: 07:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Dog Mode

Here I show you how to navigate one of the many night market's in africa, keep your wallet in your front pocket and lets go!


President Koroma motivates the shy Loko Tribe

Published: July 27, 2012
Length: 02:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: sylviablyden

This video is a 15 minutes pep talk given by the President of Sierra Leone to the Loko ethnic group in his country. The Lokos are usually shy and are well known to be a grouping whose members...


En coche por Sierra Leona - Febrero 2014

Published: April 05, 2014
Length: 39:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: M. Morales SinEtiquetaCom

Captura de vídeo en las calles de FreeTown, Sierra Leona. Se puede ver un gran vertedero con focos quemándose.


JOMO KENYATTA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TAKING OFF, NAIROBI KENYA

Published: May 28, 2014
Length: 04:44 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: EvomarX O

V1,VR, V2 UNTIL CRUISE LEVEL 34000FT ABOVE SEA LEVEL..NAIROBI AIRSPACE.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

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.

Located at 8.46667, -13.2667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Freetown, Populated places in Sierra Leone, Diplomatic districts, Sierra Leone Liberated African villages

Goderich, Sierra Leone

Goderich is an affluent neighborhood in the west end of Freetown, Sierra Leone's capital. Goderich lies about 13 miles (20 kilometers) from downtown Freetown. Goderich had a population 19,209 in the 2004 census Goderich has a high standard of living and is one of the wealthiest neighborhood in Freetown. Notable current residents of Goderich include current Sierra Leone's president Ernest Bai Koromahttp://www. thenewpeople. com/index.

Located at 8.43333, -13.2833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Sierra Leone, Western Area, Freetown, Sierra Leone Liberated African villages

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26 Dec
2019

Inedem Launch Celebration
Starting at: 06:00 pm (18:00).
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01 Apr
2020

SLME SIERRA LEONE MINING & ENERGY (spi)
Starting at: 08:30 am (08:30).
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Godrich, Funkia, Фритаун