The meaning of Sierra Leone is “Roaring Mountains”. It was named by a Portuguese explorer who encountered an intense thunderstorm while sailing in the mountainous area of modern-day Sierra Leone.
Rice can be seen everywhere in Sierra Leone foods. It is an important diet for people in the country.
Sierra Leone is in West African, with a population of 7.6 million people. Its capital is Freetown, and their currency is Sierra Leonean Leone. The languages spoken in Sierra Leone are Mende, Temne, Krio, Limba, and English.
They celebrate many holidays including: