Sierra Leone


Freetown is the capital city of Sierra Leone. The land of Mountain, Mangrove, forests and plateau, Sierra Leone got its name in 1462 from a Portuguese sailor, who called it 'Sierra Lyoa' or the Lion Mountains. 

The country is located on the Western part of Africa surrounded by the African nations of Guinea and Liberia and the Atlantic Ocean.



The largest and the most important city of Sierra Leone is the capital city of Freetown. Apart from this, the other major cities of Sierra Leone are: Koidu (Sefadu); Bo; Kenema and Makeni.