Sri Lanka #SriLanka
Sri Lanka Country in South Asia information and photo #SriLanka – Sri Lanka flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon), a tiny island nation south of India in the Indian Ocean, is a rugged land of rainforest, diverse wildlife and endless beaches. It’s famed for its ancient Buddhist ruins, including the 5th-century citadel Sigiriya, with its palace and frescoes, and the sacred city of Anuradhapura. Its flavorful cuisine reflects its history as a maritime hub and cultural melting pot.
Capitals: Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo
Population: 20.48 million (2013) World Bank
Currency: Sri Lankan rupee
Official languages: Sinhala, Tamil, English