The official name of Srilanka is Democratic Socialist Republic of Srilanka. The others name of Srilanka are Ceylon, Serendip, Teardrop of India, Pearl of Indian Ocean etc. She got indepence from British
colonial rule in 1972. Srilanka is situated in south-east Asia near south-east India. She has maritime boundary with India to the northwest and Maldives to the southwest. The land area of Srilanka is 65,610 square kilometers. She has a population of about 20 millions. The capital city of srilanka is
Colombo. Srilanka is a diversed and multicultural country. She is home to many religions, ethnic groups and languages. Sinhalese is the major ethnic group. It is also home to large group of Tamils,
Moors, Burghers, Malays and kefirs. The Veddas are the oldest aborigine of Srilanka. Srilanka has a rich Buddhist heritage. Sinhalese and Tamil are the two official languages of srilanka. English is defined as link language. Srilanka is famous for its production and export of cinnamon, rubber, tea
etc Srilanka is the 2nd largest country in tea export. Srilanka is one of most favourite tourist attractions for its scenic natural beauty, sea beaches, green hills, waterfalls, wildlife and wildness. Thousands of
tourists from all over world visit srilanka every year.