Sri Lanka: The Island Nation

Sri Lanka is also known as Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. The country is situated in South Asia, is an island located in the southern coast of India. Sri Lanka is surrounded by Indian Ocean, Gulf of Mannar, Palk Strait, India and Maldives as the water bodies. Sri Lanka covers an area of 65610 sq km with a population of 20,238,000 people. Sri Jayawardenapura- Kotte is the capital of Sri Lanka. The people in Sri Lanka are found in the groups of Tamil, Muslims, Buddhists, Sinhala and Hindus. The people of Sri Lanka speak Sinhala, Tamil and English as their language. The Sri Lankans includes people following Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism and Christianity. The climate of Sri Lanka is tropical. The climate of Sri Lanka is marked by two monsoon seasons, Yala monsoon which starts from May and ends in August. The dry season marks from December and ends in March. October and November months are marked by rains in many regions of the country.

Commutation Mode To and Fro Sri Lanka
Bandararanaike International Airport is the airport connecting Sri Lanka to domestic and foreign locations. Austrian Airlines, Indian Airways, Qatar Airlines and Czech Airlines are certain airlines making Sri Lanka accessibility. There are ferry services to commute to Sri Lanka like one between Mannar and India and the other being between Tamil Nadu and Colombo.

Best Restaurants In Sri Lanka
  • Nescoffee
    The restaurant is located in Ella. Nescoffee is a small cafe which is open air and serves great beer. The restaurant is elevated with great regge music and the restaurant serves almost every time.

  • Green Cabin
    Green Cabin is located in Colombo and is one of the popular restaurants in Sri Lanka. The restaurant is cost effective serving Sri Lankan, Indian and Chinese food. The restaurant also serves its customers with baked food, vegetable patties and its egg and baked pies, which are quite popular.

  • Milano Restaurant
    The restaurant is situated in Nuwara Eliya. The restaurant is famous for its Sri Lankan, Western and Chinese cuisines. The restaurant also serves coffee, baked foods and confectionaries.
Lifestyle and Culture
The culture of Sri Lanka has an influence of Buddhism and Hinduism on it. The people of Sri Lanka are famous for Theatrical performances such as Kolam, Sokar and Nadagam. Baila is the music form popular in Sri Lanka. Devil dance is quite popular in Sri Lanka which includes Sanni Yakuma and Kohomba Kankariya. Sri Lankan literature includes influence and tradition from Aryan literary and includes hymns of Rig Veda. The sports played by the people of Sri Lanka include volleyball, Cricket, Football and participation in Athletic teams too.

The economy of Sri Lanka is marked by production of tea, rubber, coffee and other food processes. Agriculture and mining are the basic economic activities of Sri Lanka.

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