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Freetown

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 major urban, economic, financial, cultural, educational and political center. The city proper had a population of 772,873 at the 2004 census, As of 2010, the population of Freetown is estimated at 1.2 million. 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.

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List Of Mayors Of Freetown
... There have been a number of different mayors of Freetown, Sierra Leone and some have not necessarily been from Freetown, Sierra Leone ...
Sierra Leone Creole People - History - Maroons and Other Transatlantic Immigrants
... West Indian soldiers from the 2nd and 4th West India Regiments settled in Freetown and in suburbs around it ... Americans (consisting of nine families) immigrated to Freetown under the auspices of Paul Cuffe of Boston ... Black Americans immigrating to Freetown, included Perry Lockes and Prince Saunders from Boston, Abraham Thompson, and Peter Williams from New York, and Edward Jones from ...
SS Corinthic - Sinking
... was to take her from Rosario to the UK via Freetown ... On 13 April 1941 she was spotted by U-124 whilst sailing southwest of Freetown ... to be picked up by the Dutch tanker Malvina and were landed at Freetown ...
Freetown, Virginia
... Freetown is an unincorporated community in Albemarle County, Virginia. ...
Lamin Jusu Jarka
... Security's Officer of Barclay's Bank in Freetown before the 1999 invasion of Freetown by the Revolutionary United Front rebel group during the recent civil war ... that live in a camp in the Murray Town section of Freetown but also as a nation-wide organization ...