English is the official language used in schools and government administration; however, Krio is the most widely spoken language across Sierra Leone, spoken by 97% of the country's population. Sierra Leone is rich in natural resources, especially diamond , gold , bauxite and aluminium .
Background. The city of León was founded by the Roman Seventh Legion (usually written as Legio Septima Gemina ("twin seventh legion"). It was the headquarters of that legion in the Late Roman Empire and was a centre for trade in gold, which was mined at Las Médulas nearby.
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- The Problem with Flag Icons
- Why Not Use Flags in Your Multilingual website?
- The Solution
- GTranslate Plugin: Language Switcher Options
- WPML Plugin: Language Switcher Options
Which flag should be used to represent English?One option is the US’s Stars and Stripes, but this can annoy many users from other English-speaking countries. Another option is the UK’s Union Jack, but UK is home to a small part of the world’s English speakers. What about Scotland, Jamaica, New Zealand or Canada?Many languages are spoken in different countries. Which flag should be use to represent Spanish? a Spanish flag, an Argentinian flag, a Mexican flag, a Venezuelan flag or a Colombian flag?A country may have several languages. Should a Swiss flag take you to a page in French or to a page in German?. What about Belgian flag or Indian flag?Visitors may not recognize the flagsin your web page.It’s not very usual, but sometimes countries can change their flags. Malawi, Lybia or Burma have changed their flags recently.
In my opinion, the best option is to use only language names: the native names and the translated names of languages, as you can see on the top of this webpage which has a Spanish version: If you don’t have space for several languages, you can use a drop-down menu or language codes such as ES, DE, FR, EN, etc.
Translate WordPress with GTranslate plugin supports many different looks for language switcher. You can have language codes or language namesin native alphabet. If you are still not convinced and want to have flags, it also offers combination of flags with language codes or language names. You can also choose between different country flags for languages like English, Spanish, French, etc. You may also customize each language name by modifying the Widget Codesection in the plugin settings page.
WPML pluginlets you add language switcher as a widget, in the site’s footer or in a menu. WPML > Languages > Language switcher options The language switcher can contain the language flag, the native names of languages and the translated names. A screen capture explains it best: More info about WPML and Language Switcher Options here.
For the reasons discussed in this article, never use flags for language selection in your website. Instead of flags, use the native names of languages and the translated names.
The Latin name was altered among the Romance languages, and entered English from Norman French Spagne. Description Flag: The flag of Spain, as it is defined in the Spanish Constitution of 1978, is divided into three horizontal stripes: red, yellow and red, the yellow stripe being twice the size of each red stripe.
Country flags of the world (list of all 254) This list includes all countries and dependent territories that are part of ISO 3166-1, countries of the United Kingdom and Kosovo. If you are only interested in sovereign states, go to the flags of UN members.