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  1. Sierra Leone English report

  2. Flag of Sierra Leone`s

  3. Sierra Leone and neighbors • Small country in a West Coast of Africa. • Bounded with Republic of Guinea and Liberia. • Capital: Freetown. • Population: 4,6 million. • Languages:Krio, English, Temme, Mende.

  4. History of Sierra Leone • 1460. First Portuguese navigators reached the region. • Sierra Leone- lion mountains. • Well known harbor for Europeans. • 1808- Freetown and entire peninsular became a British colony. • 1961. Entire country was declared independent. • 1971. Sierra Leone became a republic. • First president- Siaka Stevens. • Current president- Ahmad Tejan Kabbah • Sierra Leone history is very unclear.

  5. Sierra Leone`s economy • Sierra Leone is extremely poor. • Two-thirds of working people engaged with agriculture. • Manufacture for the domestic market. • Major source of hard currency -diamonds. • Internal warfare. • Aid from aboard.

  6. Sierra Leone`s Climate • Tropical climate with two basic seasons. • Two prevailing winds. • Average temperature between 21°C- 31°C.

  7. Sierra Leone`s entertainment • Music struggling through a recession. • Musicians are playing `70 disco sounds. • Cinema is dormant if not even extinct. • Theater almost extinct

  8. Sierra Leone • Very young country. • Very poor country. • Underdeveloped country. • Very hot climate. • Very unknown country.