About Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is a little island in the southern most tip of the Indian sub continent. It had been known by many names in the past. Ceylon, Serandib, Pearl of the Indian Ocean, Tear drop of India, Taprobane, are some of the names. Famous for the production & export of tea, coffee, rubber, and coconuts, Sri Lanka a progressive & modern industrial economy & the highest per capital income in South Asia. The natural beauty of Sri Lanka's tropical forests, beaches & landscape, as well as its rich cultural heritage, make it a world famous tourist destination.
President - Mr. Maithreepala Sirisena
Sri Lanka Population – 20,359,439 (2012)
Capital - Sri Jayewardhanepura kotte, but Colombo is the Commercial capital
Currency - Sri Lankan rupee (LKR)
Language - Sinhala