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Advice current as at 4:00 am 22 May 2019.

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If you travel outside the Freetown peninsula, try to complete your travel during the hours of daylight, inform your employers of your whereabouts and make sure they have copies of your itinerary.

Terrorist attacks in Sierra Leone can’t be ruled out. Attacks could be indiscriminate. You should be vigilant, especially in places visited by foreigners. See Terrorism

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel and make sure your insurance specifically includes medical repatriation.


 

Quick Facts Tourist Information for:

Sierra Leone
Currency: Sierra Leone: Leone (SLL)
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SLL
Dialling Code: 232
Drive on the:
Visitors/Tourists: 52,000 in 2011
Languages Spoken:
other 95%
English (official language) 35%
Mende 27%
Timne 26%


Capital City(s):
Freetown
Telephone Area Code:
Population:
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This tool is being re-developed. The exchange rate is today's; but until development is completed we are using data obtained from a variety of sources in 2013 for the rest of the info, and is not guaranteed to be free of errors - see disclaimer.
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