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Sierra Leone



Basic Information:

Official Name: Republic of Sierra Leone
Population: 5,979,000
Area: 71,740 km2
Capital City: Freetown
Major Religion: Islam, Indigenous Beliefs, Christianity
Currency: Leone (SLL)
Exchange Rate: N/A
Time Zone: GMT
Current time: 10:26am
Phone Country Dialing Code: 232
Region: Africa
Language: English


Climate (Freetown):

Practical Travel Information:

Official Tourism Website: www.welcometosierraleone.org
Electricity: 230V
Electrical Socket:

Type D

Type G


Travel Cost: $$ ($ = cheap, $$$$$ = expensive)
Main Attractions:
  • Historic fort of Bunce Island
  • Mt Bintumani
  • Outamba-Kilimi National Park

Health Advisory:
  • Yellow Fever (Vaccination certificate may be required if coming from infected area)