Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is an island nation located in the Indian Ocean, just off the southeastern coast of India. Despite its modest size – slightly larger than the state of West Virginia – Sri Lanka has a population of about 20 million people, almost equal to the population of Texas. The island is rich in natural resources, and has a diverse economy based on agriculture, mining, fishing, manufacturing, and tourism. On becoming an independent nation in 1948 Sri Lanka (formerly called Ceylon) seemed to be headed for a future as a stable and prosperous democracy. Since the 1970s, however, the country has been torn by violent struggles between the two main ethnic groups, Sinhalese and Tamils, that make ...

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led it to being called pearl of the Indian ocean.

Sinhalese, Tamils, Muslims, Malays, and Burghers. Sinhala is used by the majority community. There are many religions too practiced by the people in this country. They are Buddhism, ...

Sri Lanka is very famous for tourism industry among the European countries because of its natural beauty. It has many beautiful places such as sigiriya, Polonnaruwa, Anuradhapura, and waterfalls , rivers, lakes, forests, national parks etc. The total number of waterfalls in Sri Lanka with a height of over 5-10 meters approached a hundred. Ninety nine of these largest falls range between 109 meters and 263 meters.

They come to see Sri Lanka to see the beauty of these waterfalls and many other interesting places. There are many spectacular places such as Botanical Garden of Peradeinya And Hakgala Gardens. Most Europeans like the quality tea produced in the country. We export crops are tea, rubber, coconut, sugarcane to various countries. And ...

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Added: 3/1/2016 08:58:14 AM
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