Sierra Leone

Regions of Sierra Leone

The Republic of Sierra Leone is composed of four regions the Northern Province, Southern Province, the Eastern Province and the Western Area. The first three provinces are further divided into 12 districts, and the districts are further divided into 149 chiefdoms. The Local Government Act 2004 designated units of government called localities each of which would have a council to exercise authority and carry out functions at a local level.[62][63] There are 13 district councils, one for each of the 12 districts and one for the Western Area Rural, and six municipalities each with a council, Freetown, Bo, Bonthe, Kenema, Koidu and Makeni.



Eastern Province
Eastern Province is one of the four 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. (Source: Wikipedia, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)