About Sri Lanka
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Sri Lanka is known for
Friendlier people: with a genuine smile on the face, Sri Lankan people are known to be friendlier and the most hospitable in the world.
The World's purest and finest tea is produced by Sri Lanka which is the world's 4th largest producer and the 2ed largest exporter of tea world-renowned as "Ceylon Tea", The Sri Lankan tea is of distinctive taste, attractive aroma and untouchable quality. this is because the country's tropical climate and fertile soil are healthier for quality tea production.
Known as the "Island of Gems" since ancient times, Sri Lanka's Gem industry has a history of over 2500 years. the worlds rarest gemstones are found in this wonderful island which is most famous for its blue sapphires. Sri Lankan blue sapphires are world-renowned and are highly priced because of its pleasing tone of color, flawlessness, very high transparency, clarity etc.
A big Cricket playing nation in the world, Sri Lanka was the world cup champions in 1996 and has been the world cup runners-up for several times. Sri Lanka has produced cricket giants in the world such as batsmen Sanath Jayasooriya, Spinner Muttiya Muralidaran.
Sri Lankan Garments are world-renowned because of its quality. Sri Lanka's Garments industry now turned to be a fashion industry is a more reliable supplier of quality garments to the world's top brands and now Sri Lanka is regarded as a producer of "Garments with no guilt".
FOOD & BEVERAGES
Sri Lanka is famous for her finest spicy and tasty foods and delicious beverages. Sri Lanka's savory dishes, prepared with it's world-renowned home-grown spices such as cinnamon, Cloves, Cardamom, nutmeg, Black pepper etc. have a higher health value.
Nearly Three decades long bloody war between the terrorists and the Sri Lankan government came to and end in 2009 dawning long-awaited peace to the war-torn island which is now regarded as one of the most peaceful countries as well as one of safest tourist destination in the world.
Sri Lanka is a resplendent island blessed with more than thousand km of stunning golden beaches that attract tens of thousands of tourist around the world annually. The tropical palm-fringed beaches make Sri Lanka a heaven for holiday-makes.
A Country with a great history, Sri Lanka has a splendid heritage which has mostly been influenced by Buddihsm inscribed by the UNESCO, Sri Lanka has 8 world heritage sites such as Sri Dalada Maligawa, Sigiriya, Anuradapura.
Developed over 3000 years, Sri Lanka's system of Ayurveda is an indigenous form of traditional medicine influenced by Hindu Ayurveda. The world famous Sri lanka's Ayurvedic Treatments heal and rejuvenate body and mind leading to a healthier and longer life. Ayurveda with meditation and Yoga leads not only to bodily and mental wellness but spiritual wellness as well.
WORLD BIGGEST MAMMALS
Both world's largest marine and land mammals can be sighted in a few hours in Sri Lanka. blue whales are mostly seen in the country's eastern and southern seas and Elephants can also be seen in the eastern and southern low lands in addition to other areas of the country.
Indigenous to Sri Lanka, Ceylon Cinnamon or true cinnamon is the most famous in the world because of its distinctive quality and aroma. Sri Lanka accounts for over 90% of the world market for true cinnamon. Sri Lanka's other spices such as cloves, Cardamom, Black pepper, Nutmeg etc. also have a big demand in the international market.
Sri Lanka is one of the most exotic getaways in the world. Surrounded by the azure Indian Ocean, this island paradise has contrasting landscapes, stretches of golden sandy beaches and a wealth of wildlife and culture to discover.
About Sri Lanka
Commercial Capital: Colombo
Currency: Sri Lankan Rupee LKR
Population: 21 Million
Language: Sinhala, Tamil
Official Name: Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
Administrative Capital: Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte