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Eastern Province is one of the three provinces of Sierra Leone. It covers an area of 15,553 km² and has a population of 1,187,532 (2004 census). Its capital and administrative center is Kenema.Eastern Province, Sierra Leone is very mountainous and has two ranges, the Gola Hills and the Loma Mountains
Cities, towns & villages in Eastern Province
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KenemaKenema is the largest city in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone. The city is the capital of Kenema District and is a major economic center of the Eastern Province. Kenema is the third largest city in Sierra Leone (after Freetown and Bo. The city of Kenema had a population of 200,354 in the 2015 Sierra Leone census. Kenema lies approximately 300 kilometres (185 mi) south-east of Freetown and about 60 kilometres (40 mi) south of Bo. Kenema is the second largest city and second largest commercial center in the Southeastern region of Sierra Leone, after Bo. Show Kenemaon the map
KoiduKoidu Town (also known commonly as Koidu , or Sefadu) is the capital, largest city, and economic center of the diamond-rich Kono District in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone. Koidu Town is the fourth largest city in Sierra Leone by population, after Freetown, Bo and Kenema. Koidu Town is the second largest city in the Eastern Province, after Kenema. Koidu Town has a population of 128,074 based on the 2015 Sierra Leone Census. The city is a major [[urban], business, commercial and diamond trade center. Koidu Town lies approximately 270 miles east of Freetown. Show Koiduon the map
YengemaThe population of Yengema is ethnically diverse, though the majority of its residents are ethnic Mandingo. The primary language of communication in Yengema is the Krio language, which is widely spoken in the town. Yengema is a predominantly Muslim town, though with a significant Christian minority population In the town. Yengema is home to the Yengema Secondary School (commonly known as YSS), and is among the most prominent secondary schools in Sierra Leone. Show Yengemaon the map
TomboduTombodu is a relatively small provencial town - the third largest town in Kono District in the Eastern Province, Sierra Leone. The town had a population of less than 3000 in the 2004 census. Tombodu was RUF stronghold during the Sierra Leone civil war. The majority of the residents in the town are from the Kono ethnic group. The town is the birthplace of Johnny Paul Koroma, the former leader of the Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC) military junta of Sierra Leone. Show Tomboduon the map
SegbwemaSegbwema is a town in Kailahun District in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone. The town is a major business and agricultural centre. Segbwema lies approximately 20 miles northeast of Kenema and about 225 miles south-east of Freetown (further by road). The population of Segbwema was 7,961 in the 2004 census with a current estimate of 16,532 . Show Segbwemaon the map
KailahunKailahun is the capital of Kailahun District in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone. Kailahun is a major business and commercial center of Kailahun District. The population was 13,108 in the 2004 census, a 2006 estimate of 18,411 and a current estimate of about 30,411. Kailahun lies in the far east of Sierra Leone, approximately 320 miles north east of Freetown; and about 75 miles east of Kenema.. Kailahun is a trade center, and is one of the major towns in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone. The population of Kailahun is largely from the Mende ethnic group. Show Kailahunon the map
PendembuPendembu is a town in Kailahun District in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone. The town population was 7,243 at the 2004 census. and a recent estimate of 20,502 . Pendembu lies approximately 36 miles from Kenema and about 235 east of Freetown. Pendembu is a trade center and is one of the main towns in Eastern Sierra Leone. The vast majority of Pendembu's population are from the Mende ethnic group. The most widely spoken languages are Mende and Krio. The town is the birthplace of former President of Sierra Leone Ahmad Tejan Kabbah. Show Pendembuon the map
YengaYenga is a village in Kissi Teng Chiefdom, Kailahun District in the Eastern province of Sierra Leone. The village is at the international border between Sierra Leone and Guinea. Yenga is located on a hill above the south side of the confluence of the Mafissia River and the Makona River (Moa River), where that river forms the border between the two countries. The area is inhabited by the Kissi people. In July 2012 Sierra Leone and Guinea declared the demilitarization of the Yenga area. Show Yengaon the map
MotemaFor the music label, see Motéma Music. Motema is the second most populous town in Kono District in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone. The town is located immediately outside Koidu Town, the largest city in Kono District. Motema has a population of 30,452 and lies about 270 miles east of Freetown. The town is home to one of the largest police stations in Sierra Leone. The primary language of communication in the town is the Krio language. Show Motemaon the map
DaruDaru is small town in Kailahun District in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone with a population of 5,958 (2010 estimate) Daru lies approximately 25 miles ( (40 kilometers) to Kenema Daru is home to one of the largest military baracks in Sierra Leone. The vast majority of the people in the town are from the Mende ethnic group. Steady Bongo, one of the most popular Sierra Leonean musicians, was born and raised in Daru. Show Daruon the map
KoinduKoindu is a town in Kailahun District in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone. Koindu is a major diamond mining town and market center. The population of Koindu is estimated at 16,751. Koindu lies approximately 63 miles from Kenema and about 230 miles south-east of Freetown. The population of Koindu is largely from the Kissi ethnic group. Show Koinduon the map
BoajibuBoajibu is a town in Kenema District, in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone. It is the Chiefdom Headquarters of the Simbaru Chiefdom. The current Paramount Chief of Simbaru Chiefdom is P.C Madam Mamie G. Gamanga.The present population of Boajibu is about 7384 according to the 2004 Population and Housing Census of Sierra Leone. Show Boajibuon the map
KambaduYamandu is a town in the Kono District in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone. The population is predominantly from the Kono ethnic group. Population figures from past censuses are: 1963: 2,9101985: 4,1012004: under 3000 Show Kambaduon the map
PandebuPandebu-Tokpombu is the eighth largest town of Sierra Leone and the second largest in the Kenema District, after its capital Kenema. The population of the Pandebu-Tokpombu was 20,219 in the 2004 census. Show Pandebuon the map
FoiduFoindu is a village in Kono District in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone. Virtually every home in the village was looted and burned during the Sierra Leone civil war. Show Foiduon the map
KangamaKangama is town in Kailahun District in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone. It is the headquarters of the Kissi Teng Chiefdom. Show Kangamaon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Eastern Province
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Kono DistrictKono District is a diamond-rich district in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone. Its capital and largest city is Koidu Town. The other major towns in the district include Motema, Yengema, Tombodu, Jaiama Nimikor and Sewafe. The district is the largest diamond producer in Sierra Leone. The population of Kono District is 505,767. Kono District borders Kenema District to the southwest, The Republic of Guinea to the east, Koinadugu District to the northeast and Kailahun District to the southeast. Kono District is divided into fourteen chiefdomsShow on map
Kailahun DistrictKailahun District is a district in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone. Its capital and largest city is the town of Kailahun. The other major towns in the district include Segbwema, Koindu, Pendembu and Daru. As of the 2015 census, the district had a population of 525,372. Kailahun District is subdivided into fourteen chiefdoms. Kailahun District is the birthplace of former Sierra Leone's president Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, who was born in the town of Pendembu.Show on map
Kissi TengKissi Tongi Chiefdom is a chiefdom in Kailahun District of Sierra Leone with a population of 30,455. Its largest town is Koindu, but its headquarters is in Kangama. The major industry in Kissi Tongi Chiefdom is farming. The population of Kissi Tongi Chiefdom is largely from the Kissi ethnic group. The dispute with Guinea over their soldiers remaining within Sierra Leone ten years after the end of the civil war centers around Yenga in Kissi Teng.Show on map
Kenema DistrictKenema District is a district in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone. Its capital and largest city is Kenema, which is also the third largest city in Sierra Leone. The other major towns in the district include Tongo, Blama and Yomboma. The district is the most populous district in the Eastern province with a population 609,873. Kenema District has an area of 6,053 km2 (2,337 sq mi) and comprises sixteen chiefdoms.Show on map
Kissi TongiKissi Tongi Chiefdom is a chiefdom in Kailahun District of Sierra Leone with a population of 33,457. Its principal town is Buedu. During the Sierra Leone Civil War the Kissi Tongi Chiefdom was one of the major strongholds of the Revolutionary United Front (RUF). The War Office of the RUF was opened in Buedu in February 1998, and Kissi Tongi was one of the last chiefdoms to be disamred in January 2002.Show on map
Eastern ProvinceThe Eastern Province is one of the three provinces of Sierra Leone. It covers an area of 15,553 km² and has a population of 1,641,012 (2015 census). Its capital and administrative center is Kenema.Eastern Province, Sierra Leone is very mountainous and has two ranges, the Gola Hills and the Loma MountainsShow on map
JaweiJawei Chiefdom is a chiefdom in Kailahun District of Sierra Leone with a population of 42,635. Its largest town and headquarters is Daru.Show on map
Peje BongrePeje Bongre is a chiefdom in Sierra Leone. It is located in Kailahun District, Eastern Province.Show on map
Different buildings in Eastern Province
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Kenema AirportKenema Airport (IATA: KEN, ICAO: GFKE) is an airport located in Kenema, the third largest of Sierra Leone. The airport is mostly used for domestic aircraft to the city. It is the largest and most important airport in Kenema District as well as one of the busiest airport in the country. The airport is operated by the Sierra Leonean Airports Authority.Show on map
Yengema AirportYengema Airport (IATA: WYE, ICAO: GFYE) is a regional airport located in Yengema, Kono District, Sierra Leone. It is the largest and main airport that serves the Kono District. It is one of the busiest airports in the country.Show on map