Sierra Leone Map
The Republic of Sierra Leone is a country in Western Africa. It is bordered to the north by Guinea, to the southeast by Liberia and to the southwest by The Atlantic Ocean.
Its name is an adaptation of the Portuguese version Sera Lyoa, meaning “Sierra/Montaña Leona”. During the EIGHTEENTH century was an important center of slave traffic, inhabited by some six million inhabitants. It is a country where harsh conditions have for many years been one of the main problems in development.
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