15 Reasons to Visit Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone, is a country in West Africa. It is bordered by Guinea in the north-east, Liberia in the south-east, and the Atlantic Ocean in the south-west. Here are 15 Reasons to Visit Sierra Leone.

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    Bunce Island

    Bunce Island is the site of an 18th-century British slave castle, or trading site, located in the Sierra Leone River in the present-day Republic of Sierra Leone in West Africa.

  2. 2

    Outamba-Kilimi National Park

    Outamba-Kilimi National Park is located in northwest Sierra Leone near the border with the Republic of Guinea. The park is divided into two areas, Outamba and Kilimi.

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    Banana Islands

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    The Banana Islands are a group of islands that lie off the coast south west of the Freetown Peninsula in the Western Area Sierra Leone. Three islands make up the Banana Islands: two Dublin and Ricketts are linked by a stone causeway.

  4. 4

    Tiwai Island

    Tiwai Island is a wildlife sanctuary and tourist site. Run by the non-governmental organization Environmental Foundation for Africa, Tiwai is 12 square kilometers in area and located on the Moa River in the Southern Province.

  5. 5

    Lake Sonfon

    Lake Sonfon, also known as Lake Confon, is a fresh water mountain lake in Diang, of religious and cultural significance. The nearest towns are Kabala that is 60km to the north and Benugu that is 40 km to the south.

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    Mamunta Mayosso Wildlife Sanctuary

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    Tingi Hills Forest Reserve

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    The Tingi Hills Forest Reserve is located in a mountain range in the east of Sierra Leone and occupies an area of 118.85 km². It became a forest reserve in 1947 and a non-hunting forest reserve in 1973.

  8. 8

    Kangari Hills Forest Reserve

    Kangari Hills Forest Reserve is a non-hunting forest reserve in the centre of Sierra Leone. The area became a forest reserve in 1924.

  9. 9

    Loma Mountains

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    The highest peak is Mount Bintumani which rises to a height of 1,945 metres. The area has been designated a non-hunting forest reserve since 1952.

  10. 10

    Sierra Leone National Museum

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    Kambui Hills Forest Reserve

    The Kambui Hills Forest Reserve occupies an area of 14,335 hectares in the Eastern Province.

  12. 12

    Yawri Bay

  13. 13

    Bonthe fishing camp

  14. 14

    Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary

  15. 15

    Gola Forest Reserve

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