University of Sierra Leone

The University of Sierra Leone was founded in 1827 as an Anglican missionary school under the name Fourah Bay College (FBC). Very quickly, the institution became the most popular and best on the African continent. This also gave Freetown its secret title as the “Athens of West Africa”.

In the meantime, the university has moved to a modern campus and the building from the founding period ekes out an existence as a picturesque lost place.

University of Sierra Leone
University of Sierra Leone

Information about taking this photo

  • Camera: Pixel 6
  • Focal length: 2.35mm
  • Aperture: ƒ/2.2
  • Shutter speed: 1/460s
  • ISO: 37
  • Taken: 6 October, 2023

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