Southern Province, Sierra Leone

Southern Province, Sierra Leone

Infobox City
official_name = Southern Province
nickname = |
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 =
subdivision_type2 = Capital
subdivision_name = Sierra Leone
subdivision_name1 =
subdivision_name2 = Bo
leader_title =
leader_name =
population_as_of = 2004
population_metro =
population_total = 1,377,067
timezone = Greenwich Mean Time
utc_offset = -5
website =
The Southern Province is one of three provinces of Sierra Leone. It covers an area of 19,694 km² and has a population of 1,377,067 (2004 census). It consists of four districts (Bo, Bonthe, Moyamba, and Pujehun). It capital and administrative center is Bo, which is also the second largest and second most populated city in Sierra Leone after the nation's capital Freetown. The population of the southern province is largely from the Mende ethnic group.


The province is divided into 4 districts.
*Bo District, capital Bo
*Bonthe District, capital Bonthe
*Moyamba District, capital Moyamba
*Pujehun District, capital Pujehun


Southern Province has the following borders:
*Western Area: far northwest
*Northern Province: north
*Eastern Province: east
*Grand Cape Mount County, Liberia: southeastTo the south and west of Southern Province is the Atlantic Ocean.

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