Sierra Leone Quick Travel Guide
With a travel rating of 38%, Sierra Leone has gone through something of a resurgence over the past several years as the internal strife of the past have finally ended. With some of the best coastline in all of Africa, areas such as Mama Beach and Tiwai Island are bound to make it onto the world's best lists. Easily the equal of the beaches are the country's amazing range of nature reserves, including Outamba-Kilimi National Park and Gola National Park, where you can see some of the region's most famous denizens, including the reclusive forest elephant and pygmy hippopotamus. To top it all off, you have the capital of Freetown, where you can visit the famous Cotton Tree, which is several hundred years old and an enduring symbol of Sierra Leone's freedom. This is a place of amazing beauty and national pride and will no doubt rank right at the top of any African travel adventure.
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Seek shelter from the sun under Sierra Leone's Cotton Tree, a symbol of enduring freedom and independence located in the country's capital city of Freetown. As history records, when the city was first founded by freed slaves who....
|Coordinates:||8 30 N, 11 30 W|
|Main Languages:||English, Mende, Temne|
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- Location: Sierra Leone