COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD : SIERRA LEONE

Countries of the World Sierra Leone

Travel Information Sierra Leone


AFRICA

World Map Sierra Leone

General Information

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  • CAPITAL Freetown
  • GOVERNMENT parliamentary democracy
  • CURRENCY leone (SLL)
  • POPULATION 4,976,871 (2004)
  • TOTAL AREA 71,740km² (water 120km², land 71,620km²)
  • LANGUAGES English (official), Krio (English-based Creole, Lingua Franca), Mende (principal vernacular in the south), Temne (principal vernacular in the north)
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  • TIME ZONE x
  • LOCATION x

Most popular cities in Sierra Leone

  • Freetown – capital city in the western part of the country
  • Bo – second largest city and capital of the southern region
  • Bonthe – An old administrative center on Sherbro Island, now quiet and charmingly decayed
  • Kabala – An isolated town in the northern hills
  • Kenema – Major town in the eastern part of the country
  • Koidu – Another town in the east, capital of the diamond mining Kono district
  • Makeni – Fast developing town in the north
  • Magburaka – Former capital of the northern region and end of the defunct railway line
  • Pujehun – Small town in southern region, the district is the most important trnsit point with Liberia

Sockets & Plugs

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Money

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Currency

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ATM’S

Common

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Communication

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Internet

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Mobile phone

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Mobile phones

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Roaming

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Dial code

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Crime

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High crime rate

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Pickpocketing/theft

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Transport

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Road rules

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Speed limits

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Driving license

IDP is required

An International Driving Permit (IDP) is required alongside your original license. IDP can be issued by your local automobile association before you leave home.

Rent a car

In order to rent a car:

  • you must be over 25
  • must hold a full license for at least a 1 year
  • almost always have a credit card (Visa & MasterCard are the best)

Alcohol, drugs & prostitution

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Alcohol

Legal

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Prostitution

Legal

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Drugs

Cannabis is illegal & criminalized

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Other

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Emergency numbers

  • Police 112
  • Ambulance 112
  • Fire department 112

Vaccinations

Vaccinations listed are recommended

The following vaccinations listed for this country are recommended for your protection and to prevent the spread of infectious diseases.

  • Typhoid fever
  • Hepatitis A
  • Yellow Fever

These apply only to select travelers or persons on work assignments.

  • Rabies
  • Hepatitis B

 

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