Freetown

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.
Photo: David Hond, CC BY 2.0. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Notable Places in the Area

Stadium
Siaka Stevens Stadium commonly known informally as , is the of , located in the capital city of Freetown. Photo: Dorothy Voorhees, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Museum
The Sierra Leone is the of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Hospital
is the principal adult referral hospital in .Connaught Hospital was opened in 1912 by the Duke of Connaught, Prince Arthur. Photo: DFID - UK Department for International Development, CC BY 2.0.

Public building
The is the official residence and official workplace of the President of Sierra Leone. Photo: The EITI, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is an affluent neighborhood in the west end of Freetown, 's capital.

Suburb
is a coastal neighborhood in 's capital of Freetown.

Suburb
is a neighborhood in Freetown, .

Freetown

Latitude
8.479° or 8° 28' 44.4" north
Longitude
-13.268° or 13° 16' 4.6" west
Open Location Code
6CW8FPHJ+JR
Population
951,000
IATA airport code
FNA
United Nations Location Code
SL FNA
Elevation
21 metres (69 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 27565056
Geo­Names ID
2409306
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Freetown
  • Afrikaans: Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • Akan: Freetown
  • Albanian: Fritaun
  • Amharic: ፍሪታውን
  • Arabic: Freetown
  • Arabic: فريتاون
  • Arabic: فريتون
  • Armenian: Ֆրիթաուն
  • Asturian: Ciudá Llibre
  • Asturian: Freetown
  • Avaric: Freetown
  • Azerbaijani: Fritaun
  • Bambara: Freetown
  • Basque: Freetown
  • Belarusian: Фрытаўн
  • Bengali: ফ্রিটাউন
  • Bishnupriya: ফ্রিটাউন
  • Bosnian: Freetown
  • Breton: Freetown
  • Bulgarian: Фрийтаун
  • Catalan: Freetown
  • Cebuano: Freetown (ulohang dakbayan)
  • Cebuano: Freetown
  • Central Kurdish: فریتاون
  • Chechen: Фритаун
  • Chinese: Freetown
  • Chinese: 弗里敦
  • Chinese: 自由城
  • Chinese: 自由市
  • Croatian: Freetown
  • Czech: Freetown
  • Danish: Freetown
  • Dimli (individual language): Freetown
  • Dutch: Freetown
  • Egyptian Arabic: فريتاون
  • Esperanto: Fritaŭno
  • Estonian: Freetown
  • Fiji Hindi: Freetown
  • Finnish: Freetown
  • French: Freetown
  • Galician: Freetown
  • Georgian: ფრითაუნი
  • Georgian: ფრიტაუნი
  • German: Freetown
  • Greek: Φρίταουν
  • Gujarati: ફ્રીટાઉન
  • Haitian: Fritonn
  • Hakka Chinese: Freetown
  • Hausa: Freetown
  • Hebrew: פריטאון
  • Hindi: फ़्रीटाउन
  • Hungarian: Freetown
  • Icelandic: Freetown
  • Ido: Freetown
  • Inari Sami: Freetown
  • Indonesian: Freetown
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Freetown
  • Interlingue: Freetown
  • Irish: Freetown
  • Italian: Freetown
  • Japanese: フリータウン
  • Javanese: Freetown
  • Kabiyè: Fritawnɩ
  • Kabyle: Freetown
  • Kannada: ಫ್ರೀಟೌನ್
  • Kazakh: Фритаун
  • Kirghiz: Фритаун
  • Kongo: Freetown
  • Korean: 프리타운
  • Kotava: Freetown
  • Latin: Libera Urbs
  • Latin: Urbs Libera
  • Latvian: Frītauna
  • Ligurian: Freetown (Sierra Lion)
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Freetown
  • Lithuanian: Fritaunas
  • Livvi: Fritaun
  • Lombard: Freetown
  • Luxembourgish: Freetown
  • Macedo-Romanian: Freetown
  • Macedonian: Фритаун
  • Malagasy: Freetown
  • Malay: Freetown
  • Malayalam: ഫ്രീടൗൺ
  • Marathi: फ्रीटाउन
  • Min Dong Chinese: Freetown
  • Min Nan Chinese: Freetown
  • Mingrelian: ფრიტაუნი
  • Mongolian: Фритаун
  • Moroccan Arabic: فريطاون
  • N'Ko: ߝߌ߬ߙߌߕߐ߲߬
  • N'Ko: ߝߙߌߕߊ߲߫ߏ
  • Northern Frisian: Freetown (Sierra Leone)
  • Northern Frisian: Freetown
  • Norwegian: Freetown
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Freetown
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Freetown
  • Novial: Freetown
  • Occitan (post 1500): Freetown
  • Ossetian: Фритаун
  • Panjabi: ਫ਼ਰੀਟਾਊਨ
  • Papiamento: Freetown
  • Persian: فری‌تاون
  • Piemontese: Freetown
  • Polish: Freetown
  • Portuguese: Freetown
  • Pushto: فری ټاون
  • Romanian: Freetown
  • Russian: Фритаун
  • Sardinian: Freetown
  • Scots: Freetown
  • Scottish Gaelic: Freetown
  • Serbian: Фритаун
  • Serbo-Croatian: Freetown
  • Shona: Freetown
  • Sicilian: Freetown
  • Silesian: Freetown
  • Sinhala: ෆ්‍රීටවුන්
  • Slovak: Freetown
  • Slovenian: Freetown
  • Somali: Freetown
  • South Azerbaijani: فریتوون
  • Spanish: Freetown
  • Swahili: Freetown
  • Swedish: Freetown
  • Tagalog: Freetown
  • Tajik: Фритаун
  • Tamil: ஃப்ரீடவுன்
  • Tamil: பிரீடவுன்
  • Tamil: பிரீநகரம்
  • Telugu: ప్రీటౌన్
  • Thai: ฟรีทาวน์
  • Tibetan: ཕིརི་ཊའུན།
  • Tok Pisin: Freetown
  • Turkish: Freetown
  • Turkmen: Fritaun
  • Udmurt: Фритаун
  • Ukrainian: Фрітаун
  • Urdu: فری ٹاؤن
  • Uzbek: Fritaun
  • Venetian: Freetown
  • Veps: Fritaun
  • Vietnamese: Freetown
  • Volapük: Freetown
  • Waray (Philippines): Freetown
  • Welsh: Freetown
  • Western Frisian: Freetown
  • Western Mari: Фритаун
  • Western Panjabi: فری ٹاؤن
  • Wu Chinese: 弗里敦
  • Yiddish: פֿריטאון
  • Yiddish: פריטאון
  • Yoruba: Freetown
  • Yue Chinese: Freetown
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