How to Call Sierra Leone Phone Numbers

Country Phone Codes

+232 is the country calling code assigned to Sierra Leone by the International Telecommunication Union. All of the country’s telephone numbers are also designated under the Telecommunications Act (2006) created by the National Telecommunications Commission of the Government of Sierra Leone.

So if you’re calling Sierra Leone, the number should start with:

+232 12-345-678

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Other Important Information about Sierra Leone

Prefix

A prefix is simply the set of numbers that come before the country and area codes of a telephone number. Sierra Leone’s telephone numbers are made up of 11 numbers split into groups of 3. So if you’re going to make a call to Sierra Leone using a mobile phone, you should dial country code+area code+6-digit number. Some of the common area codes in Sierra Leone include Bo (32), Freetown (22) and Koidu (52)

Location Country Code Landline Area Code Landline Number
Bo +232 (32) 123 456
Freetown +232 (22) 123 456
Koidu +232 (52) 123 456

So if you’re making a call to Freetown, dial +232 22 123 456.

Network coverage

Network coverage is moderately available across Sierra Leone.

LTE Coverage

4G LTE connection is only available in some parts of the country, but quality highly depends on the mobile operator

International Roaming

Available at over 50 destinations, you can count on us to keep you connected even when you’re not in home soil. 
We know how difficult it can be to be far from home and the family for a long time. We can only wish to talk to them non-stop day and night. But we also know that the more we spend time with calls and texts overseas, the bigger the expenses can get. Read more

Top Mobile SIM network in Sierra Leone

Here are the top mobile SIM networks in Sierra Leone:

Orange

Africell

Sierratel

Top Apps Used to Communicate

Here are the top apps mostly used for communication in Sierra Leone:

WhatsApp

WhatsApp

Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger

Emergency phone numbers

Here are the 2 most important emergency numbers to take note of when visiting the Philippines:

warning

999 for ambulance and police

police

019 for fire

Best Time to Call Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone observes Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) using the time offset of UTC+00.
Wherever you are in Australia, you can call Sierra Leone from the following time zones:

Best time to call

Time to Call

UTC Relative

Time Zone

State

Sierra Leone 4:00pm – 12:00am UTC+10:00 Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) Queensland
2:00pm – 12:00am UTC+08:00 Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) Western Australia
3:30pm – 12:00am UTC+09:30 Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) South Australia, Northern Territory and town of Broken Hill in Western New South Wales
5:00pm – 12:00am UTC+11:00 Norfolk Island Standard Time (NFT) Norfolk Island
1:00pm – 12:00am UTC+07:00 Christmas Island Standard Time (CXT) Christmas Island
12:30pm – 12:00am UTC+06:30 Cocos (Keeling) Islands Standard Time (CCT) Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Daylight Savings Time (first Sunday in October – first Sunday in April)

Best time to call

Time to Call

UTC Relative

Time Zone

State

Sierra Leone 5:00pm – 12:00am UTC+11:00 Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) New South Wales (except Broken Hill), Victoria, Tasmania, Australian Capital Territory
4:00pm – 12:00am UTC+10:00 Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) Queensland
2:00pm – 12:00am UTC+08:00 Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) Western Australia
4:30pm – 12:00am UTC+10:30 Australian Central Daylight Time (ACDT) South Australia, Northern Territory and town of Broken Hill in Western New South Wales
3:30pm – 12:00am UTC+09:30 Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) Northern Territory
6:00pm – 12:00am UTC+12:00 Norfolk Island Daylight Time (NDT) Norfolk Island
1:00pm – 12:00am UTC+07:00 Christmas Island Standard Time (CXT) Christmas Island
12:30pm – 12:00am UTC+06:30 Cocos (Keeling) Islands Standard Time (CCT) Cocos (Keeling) Islands

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