Stones Town
in Western Area, Sierra Leone

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
8.299 and -13.068 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 8° 17' 56" and W -13° 4' 5"
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: 05:07 AM (Sunday)
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:
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Touring Stones Town

Stones Town in Western Area is a town located in Sierra Leone about 18 mi (or 28 km) south-east of Freetown, the country's capital place.

Time in Stones Town is now 05:07 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Freetown with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Stones Town. The closest airport in Sierra Leone is Hastings Airport in a distance of 8 mi (or 13 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Freetown, Forecariah, Makeni, Bo and Conakry. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 32°C / 90 °F

Morning Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Evening Temperature 33°C / 91 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 0%
Air Pressure 1025.2 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 17th of December 2018

34°C (93 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 1st of January 1970

0°C (32 °F)
0°C (32 °F)

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Published: October 30, 2012
Length: 28:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Issam Elsamad

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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.

Western Area

The Western Area or Freetown Peninsula (formerly the Colony of Sierra Leone) is one of four principal divisions of Sierra Leone. It comprises the oldest city and national capital Freetown and its surrounding towns and countryside. It covers an area of 557 km² and has a population of 1,447,271. The Western Area is located mostly around the peninsula and is divided into two districts: the Western Area Rural and the Western Area Urban.

Located at 8.33333, -13 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Provinces of Sierra Leone, Western Area

Kissy, Sierra Leone

Kissy (formerly Waterloo refugee camp) is a poor neighborhood on the eastern end of the Sierra Leonean capital of Freetown. It is also home to numerous health services, including a United Methodist Church Health and Maternity ward as well as a mental hospital. It is also home to over 500 Liberian refugees.

Located at 8.46667, -13.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 15 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Freetown, Populated places in Sierra Leone, Refugee camps, Sierra Leone Liberated African villages

Waterloo, Sierra Leone

Waterloo is a city in the Western Area of Sierra Leone and the capital of the Western Area Rural District. The city is the second largest in the Western Area and lies approximately 20 miles (by road) east of Freetown http://www. thepoint. gm/art%20&%20C,%20TT,%20E%20&%20W97. htm.. The city had a population of 34,079 in the 2004 census Waterloo is a major transport hub and lies on the main highway linking Freetown to the country's provinces.

Located at 8.33333, -13.0667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Freetown, Populated places in Sierra Leone, Western Area, Sierra Leone Liberated African villages

Western Area Forest Reserve

Western Area Forest Reserve, also known as the Western Area Peninsula Forest Reserve, is a non-hunting forest reserve in Sierra Leone. The area became a forest reserve in 1916 and has an area of 17,688 hectares . It was demarcated by Charles Lane Poole, Sierra Leone's first ever 'Conservator of Forests,' and founder of the Sierra Leonean Forestry Department. It is the westernmost semi-deciduous closed canopy forest in Sierra Leone.

Located at 8.34056, -13.1578 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Western Area, Protected areas of Sierra Leone

Hastings, Sierra Leone

For other uses, see Hastings (disambiguation). Hastings Hastings, Sierra Leone is located in Sierra LeoneHastingsHastings Coordinates: {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:8|23|N|13|08|W|type:city(15054)_region:SL|| | |name= }} Country Sierra Leone Region Western Area District Western Area Rural District Population (2004)  • Total 15,054 Time zone Greenwich Mean Time Hastings is a town in the Rural District in the Western Area of Sierra Leone.

Located at 8.38333, -13.1333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Sierra Leone, Western Area, Freetown, Sierra Leone Liberated African villages

Pointe des Almadies

Pointe des Almadies is the westernmost point on the continent of Africa. Pointe des Almadies is located on the northwestern end of the Cap Vert peninsula in Senegal.

Located at 8.17241, -13.1645 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Dakar, Landforms of Senegal, Headlands of Africa

Sierra Leone International Mission School

The Sierra Leone International Mission School commonly called SLIMS or Mission runs a primary (grades 1-6), junior secondary (grades 7-9) and senior secondary (grades 10-12) school. The school was established by missionaries from the Atlanta International Fellowship (AIF) in October 1992 as a school for orphan children.

Located at 8.4472, -13.1602 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Educational institutions established in 1992, Freetown, Secondary schools in Sierra Leone

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