in Western Area, Sierra Leone
- 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:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 03:31 AM (Monday)
- Timezone: Africa/Freetown
- UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:53 am and 6:33 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -10.221 and 166.306 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Sierra Leone.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Sierra Leone. Last Update: 2023-12-03 08:22:15
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 03:31 AM (Monday). 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: 28°C / 83 °F
|Morning Temperature||26°C / 79 °F|
|Evening Temperature||27°C / 81 °F|
|Night Temperature||27°C / 80 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||1%|
|Air Pressure||1014 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 62% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Tuesday, 5th of December 2023
28°C (83 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.
Wednesday, 6th of December 2023
28°C (82 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.
Thursday, 7th of December 2023
28°C (83 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Videos from this area
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
The Ferry to Freetown - Sierra Leone
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
White Powder In Freetown ;-) FPV Fun Warthox FQuad.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Freetown.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Godrich, Funkia, Фритаун