Brief information about the Makeni
Makeni Makeni is the largest city in the Northern Province of Sierra Leone. The city is the capital of Bombali District, and is the economic center of the Northern Province. Makeni is the fifth largest city in Sierra Leone by population. The city of Makeni had a population of 80,840 in the 2004 census and a 2013 estimate of 112,428.
Makeni lies approximately 137 kilometers (85 miles) east of Freetown. Makeni is home to the University of Makeni, the largest private university in Sierra Leone.