Location –Sri Lanka is an island nation that lies in the Indian Ocean, separated from peninsular India by the Palk Strait.
Land Area – 65, 610 km2
Coastline – 1,340 km.
Monetary Unit – Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR)
International Dialling Code – 94
Population – 21,898,000 (2019 estimate).
Languages spoken – Sinhala, Tamil, English
Government – Unitary Multiparty Republic with Parliament as the supreme Legislative body.
Head of State – President.
Time – Sri Lanka Standard Time (GMT/UTC + 5.5 hours)
Capital Cities –
*Colombo – Executive and Judicial Capital and Commercial Hub.
*Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte – Legislative Capital.
Administrative Divisions – for administrative purposes, the country is divided into nine Provinces and further subdivided into twenty-five Districts.
Climate – Sri Lanka’s climate is tropical but View More
People and Ethnicity – There is evidence of early View More
Religion – Sri Lanka is the heartland of Theravada View More