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Sri Lanka Overview

Marco Polo described Sri Lanka as the most beautiful island in the world. The country was one of the first Swedish charter destinations outside Europe, and a popular destination in the 1970s. After being hit hard by both the civil war and the tsunami, tourists are now slowly returning. Capital: Sri Jayawardenapura Biggest city: Colombo… Read More »

Sri Lanka Population and Language

In Sri Lanka there are several people groups. Most are the Sinhalese who make up three quarters of the population. The second largest group is the Tamils. The country is densest populated in the southwest, where the capital Colombo is located. The arid areas of the north and east are sparsely populated, with the exception… Read More »