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Magburaka is a city in Sierra Leone.


Magburaka is the former capital of the north of Sierra Leone. Makeni became the new capital during the war. Magburaka was a stop on the Bauya - Makeni branch of the now defunct Sierra Leone Railway. Some of the old buildings can still be seen. From 2011, there has been a major programme of reconstruction. Roads which were dirt throughout the town have been repaired and resurfaced with asphalt.


Get in[edit]

The main road from Makeni is new and in excellent condition, as are most roads in the town itself.

Get around[edit]


Post Office







Western style commercial radio station, Capital Radio, can be heard on 103.3MHz.

Go next[edit]

Magburaka is just south of the road which links Makeni to the diamond mining Kono district. There is also a road going south east to Bo.

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