Eastern Province, Sierra Leone

Eastern Province, Sierra Leone

Infobox City
official_name = Eastern Province
nickname = |
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 =
subdivision_type2 = Capital
subdivision_name = Sierra Leone
subdivision_name1 =
subdivision_name2 = Kenema
leader_title =
leader_name =
population_as_of = 2004
population_metro =
population_total = 1,187,532
timezone = Greenwich Mean Time
utc_offset = -5
website =

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). It capital and administrative center is Kenema.


The province is divided into 3 districts.

*Kailahun District, capital Kailahun
*Kenema District, capital Kenema
*Kono District, capital Koidu Town


Eastern Province has the following borders:
*Nzérékoré Region, Guinea: northeast
*Lofa County, Liberia: east
*Gbarpolu County, Liberia: southeast
*Grand Cape Mount County, Liberia: south
*Southern Province: west
*Northern Province: northwestEastern Province is the only region of Sierra Leone without any shoreline.

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