Tuesday 29 August 2023

Facts About Sierra Leone

(1). Sierra Leone's name means "Lion Mountains" in Portuguese.

(2). The country was founded by freed slaves in the 18th century.

(3). Sierra Leone is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Africa.

(4). The country is also home to a diverse range of wildlife, including chimpanzees, elephants, and lions.

(5). Sierra Leone is a tolerant nation with a rich cultural heritage.

(6). The country's capital, Freetown, is one of the world's largest natural harbors.

(7). Sierra Leone is a major producer of diamonds, bauxite, and rutile.

(8).The country's civil war lasted from 1991 to 2002 and caused widespread devastation.

(9). Sierra Leone is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations and the African Union.

10. The country's national football team is nicknamed the Leone Stars.

Via I Love Africa TV

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