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Blama is located in Sierra Leone
Location in Sierra Leone
Coordinates: 8°39′N 11°4′W / 8.650°N 11.067°W / 8.650; -11.067Coordinates: 8°39′N 11°4′W / 8.650°N 11.067°W / 8.650; -11.067
Country Flag of Sierra Leone.svg Sierra Leone
Province Eastern Province
District Kenema District
Time zone GMT (UTC-5)

Blama is a town and the seat of Small Bo Chiefdom[1], Kenema District in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone. Blama is located on the highway from Sierra Leone's second largest city of Bo to Kenema, the largest city in Kenema District and the Eastern Province overal [2]. Blama lies approximately twelve miles to Kenema[3], and about 170 miles south-east of Freetown.

The population Blama is ethnically diverse, though the Mende people are the largest and principal inhabitants.


Blama is home to the Saint Joseph Secondary School, which serves the town and its surrounding areas [4].

The town of Blama is home to the National Islamic Primary School, New Harvest Primary School [5], and the Sierra Leone Church (SLC) Primary School [6].

Famous people[edit]

In Blama, Victor Oladipo's father was born and raised in this town

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