What you need to know about Sri lanka
Sri lanka is and island in Indian ocean lying few degrees north of the equator. Once marco polo has described Sri lanka as the finest island of its size in the world.when talking about sri lanka ,the things which comes to mind are White sandy beaches , rare spices , magnificent wildlife,precious stones and authentic ancient culture.
The country achieved independence in 1948,the colonial name ‘Ceylon” came in 1972.Roughly population is around 21 million with different ethnic religious groups ,Buddhist being the main (75 percent) and predominantly Hindu Tamils (15)the second.There are considerable amount if Muslims and Christians too.Main language is Sinhalese , however Sinhala, Tamil and English are all officially recognized languages
Sri lankans enjoy a Life expectancy of 75 years .Tea , rubber and coconuts are the main export products ,currently sri lanka is a top export zones in asia . Climate changes are evident through out the year.Given that the country is near to equator , temperatures remain fairly constant year-round.
Due to the fact that sri lanka is effected by two monsoons during a year , so usually good whether can be found somewhere in the island.Tourist attractions spread around the island,Most visited cities include Negombo , Beruwala, Bentota, Hikkaduwa , Colombo , Kandy , Trincomalee Galle, Weligama, Mirissa and Tangalla.