Hinduism in Sierra Leone

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Hinduism in Sierra Leone is the religion of some South Asian expatriates.[1]

Hindus in Sierra Leone are mainly traders.[citation needed]

Freetown, the capital and principal city of Sierra Leone, has a large Hindu community, including a Hindu association and a priest.

Hindus are allowed cremation in Freetown.[2]

Following the exodus of expatriates in 1999 during the Sierra Leone civil war, the Indian community numbers dwindled to about 100, mostly businessmen of Sindhi origin.[citation needed]

There is a functioning Hindu temple in Freetown.[3]