Kaima

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Kaima, Kono District
Kaima, Kono District is located in Sierra Leone
Kaima, Kono District
Kaima, Kono District
Location in Sierra Leone
Coordinates: 8°37′N 11°10′W / 8.617°N 11.167°W / 8.617; -11.167Coordinates: 8°37′N 11°10′W / 8.617°N 11.167°W / 8.617; -11.167
Country Flag of Sierra Leone.svg Sierra Leone
Province Eastern Province
District Kono District
Population (2009)
 • Total 2,217 [1].
Time zone GMT (UTC-5)

Kaima is a small rural town in Kono District in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone. The town lies about 15 miles to Yengema and 40 miles to Koidu Town. The population of Kaima is estimated at 2,217 (2009) [2].

The town has two primary schools and one government secondary school named the Kaima Secondar School. The town also has a police station run by the Sierra Leone Police Force.

The Kono ethnic group form almost the entire population and are the most dominant ethnic group in the town, though small numbers of Mandingo and Fula reside in the town as traders. The Mandingo and Fula have settled in the town over 125 years ago.