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Giovanni Gallo

"Tips from other Freetown expats and locals opened my eyes to Sierra Leone's many facets, from town masquerades to national parks."

Claudine Duret

"My expat contacts in the NGO circles of Freetown supported me a lot in getting adjusted to daily life in this country. "

Get to Know Our Expat Community in Freetown!

Hello and welcome to the expat community in Freetown! Whether you are planning to relocate to Freetown or have already made the decision to move, it can be difficult to find real answers to your questions about becoming an expat. With InterNations, you can interact with the expat community in Freetown safely and securely, and ask as many questions as you like. You might want to know "what is the healthcare system like in Sierra Leone?" or "where are the best international schools in Freetown?". Whatever you need to know, our expat community is happy to offer advice and help directly to you.

With InterNations, you never stand alone. Whether you move to another city or go on a business trip somewhere — our communities are there to make you feel at home wherever you are in the world. Feel free to also check out our other vibrant InterNations Communities like the ones in Kuala Lumpur or Luxembourg.

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Attend our monthly events and activities for Freetown expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

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  • Moving to Freetown

    Freetown is a bustling capital, by day and by night. Expats moving there can expect a colorful and joyful atmosphere, with many entertainment opportunities and some interesting attractions also for nature-lovers. Find out more in our expat guide!
  • Living in Freetown

    Freetown’s pristine beaches, stunning mountain backdrop and buzzing center instantly win over many a wary visitor. With friendly locals and a close expat community, foreigners soon find themselves feeling at home. Find out more in our expat guide!
  • Working in Freetown

    Freetown, Sierra Leone’s capital, is a vibrant, ethnically diverse city that attracts ambitious professionals from all over the world: with its healthy job market and strong expatriate community, Freetown has never been more appealing to foreign workers. Find out more in our expat guide!

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Read Up on Expat Life in Freetown

The largest city and capital of Sierra Leone, Freetown is an important port city within the country as well as its economic, cultural, educational and political center. It is home to one of the world's largest natural deep water harbors, which is key to the city's economy. Most expats in Sierra Leone live in Freetown, and find that despite the challenges they face within the city, the positives keep them there, such as the beautiful landscape and friendly local people. Typically, long-term expats in Freetown live in secure housing, and in relative comfort in the city.

InterNations is the largest global network for expatriates, with communities in 390 cities across the globe. Get to know fellow internationals in your city, before you're moving, or when traveling somewhere and never feel like a stranger. InterNations makes it easy for you to stay in touch with your expat friends, both online and offline, so you can grow your network of friends and contacts from all over the world. Whether they live in Tokyo or Shenzhen, InterNations allows you to be close to them even if they are miles away.

Grow Your Expat Network in Freetown with InterNations!

By joining InterNations, you become a part of a private and secure network of expats from all over the world. Membership is by approval only and this means all InterNations members understand as well as respect our guiding principles, to ensure that InterNations remains a safe network where interactions between members are friendly and courteous. Every InterNations Community also the option to create and join interest-based groups. Simply log into your InterNations account and visit the Groups page. If you have an interest or hobby at home that you would like to continue in your new city, the chances are that like-minded expats in Freetown will also be keen on joining you!

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Giovanni Gallo

"Tips from other Freetown expats and locals opened my eyes to Sierra Leone's many facets, from town masquerades to national parks."

Claudine Duret

"My expat contacts in the NGO circles of Freetown supported me a lot in getting adjusted to daily life in this country. "

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