Freetown is the capital city of and is the heart of the Western region. It is on a peninsula on the south bank of the estuary of the Sierra Leone River.

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  • Location:  , ,
  • Population:  951,000
  • IATA airport code:  FNA
  • Latitude:  8° 29' 13.7" (8.4871°) north
  • Longitude:  13° 14' 8.2" (13.2356°) west
  • Elevation:  21 meters (69 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Freetown
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Freetown

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Amharic:  ፍሪታውን Arabic:  فريتاون Armenian:  Ֆրիթաուն Azerbaijani:  Fritaun Belarusian:  Горад Фрытаўн Bulgarian:  Фрийтаун Central Kurdish:  فریتاون Chechen:  Фритаун Chinese:  弗里敦 Chinese:  自由市 Esperanto:  Fritaŭno Georgian:  ფრიტაუნი Greek:  Φρίταουν Haitian:  Fritonn Hebrew:  פריטאון Hindi:  फ़्रीटाउन Japanese:  フリータウン Kannada:  ಫ್ರೀಟೌನ್ Kirghiz:  Фритаун Korean:  프리타운 Latin:  Urbs Libera Latvian:  Frītauna
Lithuanian:  Fritaunas Macedonian:  Фритаун Marathi:  फ्रीटाउन Panjabi:  ਫ਼ਰੀਟਾਊਨ Persian:  فری‌تاون Russian:  Фритаун Serbian:  Фритаун Tajik:  Фритаун Tamil:  பிரீடவுன் Thai:  ฟรีทาวน์ Tibetan:  ཕིརི་ཊའུན། Udmurt:  Фритаун Ukrainian:  Фрітаун Urdu:  فری ٹاؤن Uzbek:  Fritaun Veps:  Fritaun Western Mari:  Фритаун Western Panjabi:  فری ٹاؤن Yiddish:  פריטאון SLFNA Saint George

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