Capital city = Freetown.
Climate = In Sierra Leone, the climate is tropical, hot all year round, with a dry season in winter and a rainy season due to the African monsoon, which runs from May to November in the north and from April to November in the south.
Neighbour = Guinea to the north and east, and Liberia to the south
Population = 7,976,983
Language = English and Krio
Other facts = A Portuguese explorer gave the country its name, which means “lion mountains” in 1462. Sierra Leone has miles of coastal plains, followed by muddy swamps. Further inland lie forests, jungles and farmlands. To the Far East is a mountain range.