Sri Lanka – Pearl of the Indian Ocean
The island nation Sri Lanka is located near the southern tip of the
South Asian subcontinent in the Indian Ocean. The full name is the
Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. It encompasses an area
of 65,610 square kilometers and has a population of 19 million, of
whom 82% are Sinhalese and 10% are Tamil. 76.7% of people believe in
Buddhism, while the other major religions are Hindu, Muslim, and
Christian. Sinhala and Tamil are the official and common languages.
The currency is the Rs. The capital is Colombo (Colombo).
The flag's background is yellow, with two vertical rectanglerson the
left, green and orange. On the right is a brown rectangle, with
Bodhi leaves at each corner and a lion in the middle gripping a
sword. Brown represents the Table Sinhalese, while orange and green
represent the minority. The Bodhi Leaf symbolizes Buddhism. The Lion
is the Standard Chi of the country's ancient name, "lion
2500 years ago, the Aryans from North India emigrated to the island
of Ceylon (Sri Lanka Island) and established a Sinhalese dynasty.
Before and after the 2nd century BC, South Indian and Tamil people
migrated and settle on the island of Ceylon. From the 5th century
until the 16th century, the Sangha Luowang Guo campaigned constantly
between the Tamil kingdom. At first, after the 16th century, the
Portuguese and Dutch ruled. In the 18th century, it became a British
colony. On February 4, 1948, the nation became independent, and was
given the country name of Ceylon. On May 22, 1972, it was renamed
the Republic of Sri Lanka. On August 16, 1978, the country changed
its name to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. It is
still a member of the Commonwealth.
Economic and Cultural Customs
Sri Lanka is an ancient country with 2,000 years of history, as
shipping in the northern Indian Ocean shipping must pass through,
but it ie s also known as th"Eastern crossroads." Sri Lanka's
plantation economy is based mainly on agriculture. The land is
fertile and humid, with favorable climatic conditions for tropical
fruit, nuts, and a variety of other products. There are three
treasures in Sri Lanka: tea, rubber, and coconut, the production of
which tops the world. Sri Lankans have sophisticated technology and
process production for tea picking. Graphite is the most abundant
reserve of precious stones.
Polonnaruwa is an ancient capital of Sri Lanka, an impressive
city site with Brahmin Chola architecture. The city's Neijia Er
temple has three statues of Buddha sitting, lying, and standing. Sri
Lanka considers the town to be the preservation of a "national
treasure." The tooth was showcased at the Kandy temple, which should
be held annually in the last ten days of August.
Sri Lanka also has rare animal species, including black bears,
flying squirrels and a flat nose.
When the island's original inhabitants, the Vedda, and foreigners do
business, they have to select and put aside their own goods and
never bargain, in what is called the "silent trade."