Most of the Sri Lankans follow Buddhism. Influence of
Buddhism can be seen in all forms of life. Buddhism was introduced in Sri
Lanka in 2nd century BC by Mahendra, the son of renowned Indian Emperor
Get informed about Sri Lanka, the country. About its
size, capital, governance, flag, flower, anthem, literacy rate, population
density, ethnic mix, annual per capita GNP, agriculture, industry and more.
Get yourself acquainted with Sri Lankan flag, pride of
the country. The flag of Sri Lanka is called Lion Flag. The flag symbolises
the Republic of Sri Lanka and connects various ethnic groups with one
another. The flag was adopted in 1950.
Learn about the system of governance in Sri Lanka.
Know how the government is formed there and how it functions. Also get
informed about administrative divisions, civil service, provincial councils,
local government and political parties.
Two prominent languages of Sri Lanka are Sinhalese and
Tamil. Sinhalese is usually used by the Sinhalese majority while Tamil is
used by the Tamils. Both languages are from different sources and have
influenced each other in course of time.
Know about the weather of Sri Lanka. How the climate
of Sri Lanka behaves in various months. When it is warm, when cold, and when
it gains more moisture. As in all coastal areas sea winds exert their
influence on weather here.
OK. You have decided to visit Sri Lanka. But you don't
know which time would be the best time to visit the country. Click here and
know the appropriate time for touring this island which has plenty to offer.
Know the best time to visit.
Sri Lanka is a country with tropical climate. The
temperature is warm and atmosphere humid, under the impression of the Indian
Ocean. In the hilly regions the climate is pleasant and you can get respite
from perpetual humidity.
Agriculture has always been the base of Sri Lankan
economy. Rice, spices, tea, rubber and coconuts have been the main products
of the country. Polishing of precious stones is the source of livelihood.
Tourism is a big currency earner.
Here is all info on geography of Sri Lanka, a island
country in the Indian Ocean. Know about the mountains, coastal areas,
forests and all other landscapes. Also know about the monsoon winds and the
rainfall they cause.
Peep in the history of Sri Lanka. The island was
inhabited by hunter-gatherers till the 6th century BC. Then came a tribe in
Sri Lanka which came to later known as Sinhalese. Know how the Tamils came
to Sri Lanka and much more.
See here the tourist map of Sri Lanka, a country in
the Indian Ocean. Look at the location of various travel destinations here.
It would be useful when you sit down to finalise your tour itinerary. All
tourist destinations of Lanka are here.