How to call Sierra Leone from the USA & Canada:

011 - 232 - phone number

*Use also to TEXT Sierra Leone numbers. **011232 and +232 often work interchangeably from cell phones.

Calling from another country?

The current time in Sierra Leone is 04:39:34pm

Traveling to Sierra Leone?

Calling Sierra Leone explained:

  • 011 - international access code; dial first when calling abroad from the US or Canada
  • 232 - Country Code for Sierra Leone
  • Phone Number (remove initial 0) - 8 digits, area code included for fixed lines
  • example call from the United States or from Canada to Sierra Leone: 011 232 ?? ??? ???

Cell phone numbers:

  • geographic area codes not needed to reach Sierra Leone cell phones
  • dialing format valid for calls and text messages: 011 232 XX ??? ???
  • XX can be: 25, 3X, 66, 7X, 88

Area codes (landlines only):

  • Freetown: 22
  • Koidu: 52
  • Makeni: 52

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