Bo is the second city of and the main city of the Southern region. Bo is one of the only cities in Sierra Leone to be untouched by the war, owing to a citizen militia which kept the rebel soldiers out for the entire 10 years.

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is a regional airport located in Bo, the second largest city of .


7.9621° or 7° 57' 43.4" north
-11.7367° or 11° 44' 11.9" west
Open Location Code
IATA airport code
United Nations Location Code
104 metres (341 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 314001434
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Bo
  • Arabic: Bo, Sierra Leone
  • Arabic: بو
  • Armenian: Բո (քաղաք)
  • Armenian: Բո
  • Bengali: বো
  • Bulgarian: Бо
  • Catalan: Bo (Sierra Leone)
  • Catalan: Bo
  • Cebuano: Bo (kapital sa lalawigan)
  • Cebuano: Bo
  • Chinese: 博城
  • Chinese: 波市
  • Croatian: Bo (grad)
  • Croatian: Bo
  • Danish: Bo (Sierra Leone)
  • Danish: Bo
  • Dutch: Bo (stad)
  • Dutch: Bo
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: بو
  • English: Bo, Sierra Leone
  • Esperanto: Bo (urbo)
  • Esperanto: Bo
  • Finnish: Bo
  • French: Bo
  • French: Bo (Sierra Leone)
  • German: Bo
  • German: Bo (Sierra Leone)
  • Greek: Μπο
  • Gujarati: બો
  • Hebrew: בו
  • Hindi: बो
  • Indonesian: Bo, Sierra Leone
  • Indonesian: Bo
  • Italian: Bo
  • Japanese: ボー
  • Kannada: ಬೊ
  • Korean:
  • Latvian: Bo
  • Lithuanian: Bo (Siera Leonė)
  • Lithuanian: Bo
  • Malay (generic): Bo
  • Marathi: बो
  • Norwegian: Bo (Sierra Leone)
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Bo (Sierra Leone)
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Bo
  • Polish: Bo (Sierra Leone)
  • Polish: Bo
  • Portuguese: Bo
  • Portuguese: Bo (Serra Leoa)
  • Romanian: Bo
  • Russian: Бо
  • Sinhalese: බෝ
  • Spanish: Bo
  • Spanish: Bo (Sierra Leona)
  • Swedish: Bo, Sierra Leone
  • Tamil: போ
  • Telugu: బో
  • Thai: โบ
  • Turkish: Bo, Sierra Leone
  • Turkish: Bo
  • Ukrainian: Бо
  • Urdu: بو، سیرالیون
  • Vietnamese: Bo
  • Waray (Philippines): Bo, Sierra Leone

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