Freetown is the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone. It is a major port city in the Atlantic Ocean and is located in the Western Area of Sierra Leone. Freetown is Sierra Leone's economic, financial, cultural and educational center. The city's economy revolves largely around its harbor - occupying a part of the estuary of the Sierra Leone River in one of the world's largest natural deep water harbours. Queen Elizabeth II Quay is capable of receiving oceangoing vessels and handles Sierra Leone's main exports. The city proper had a population of 772,873 at the 2004 census, with a current...
|Area:||137.8 sq. mi.|
|Time zone:||Greenwich Mean Time Zone|
|Also known as:||Freetown, Sierra Leone|