ABOUT SRI LANKA

Sri Lanka’s astonishing biodiversity makes it an ideal holiday destination, whether you want to trek through rainforest, climb a mountain or loll on a beautiful beach. Explore the different regions of Sri Lanka and discover its extraordinary variety of environments, ranging from rich rainforests, tropical jungles and mangrove-shrouded rivers to dry shrub land, wide plains and looming mountains, all encased by a near constant stretch of golden coastline.

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OFFICIAL NAME Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
GEOGRAPHY Co-ordinates - 7.00 N, 81.00 E
Total area - 65,610 sq. km
Land area - 62,705 sq. km
Inland water - 2,905 sq. km
Maximum Length - 435 km
Maximum Breath - 225 km
TIME ZONE GMT + 05.30 hours
COMMERCIAL CAPITAL Colombo
ADMINISTRATION CENTER Sri Jayewardenepure, Kotte
POPULATION 20,263, 723 million - (census year 2012)
ETHNIC POPULATION Sinhala 74.9%, Tamil 15.4%, Moor 9.29% and others 0.5%
POPULATION BY RELIGION
Buddhists 70.2%, Hindus 15.4%, Islam 9.7%, Roman Catholics 6.1%, Others 1.3%
MAIN FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNERS
Worker Remittance, Apparel Industry, Tea and Tourism
CLIMATE
Average temperature is around 27℃ in Colombo. In the central hills it feels cooler Temperature dropping to 16℃.
RAINFALL SEASONAL DISTRIBUTION
March and April - Conventional (inter-monsoonal)
May – September - Southwest monsoon rain
October and November - Conventional (Inter –monsoonal)
December – February - Northeast monsoon rain
CURRENCY
Sri Lanka rupee currency notes are available in the denominations of 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, 1000, 2000, 5000. Coins are issued in values of Rs.1, 2, 5 and 10. Coin cents are available in the values of 1, 2, 5, 10, 25, and 50.

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