Sri lanka

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Sri lanka

  1. 1. Sri Lanka Written and presented by Kaushalya Janaarthanan கெளசல்யா ஜனார்த்தனன் வணக்கம்
  2. 2. Sri Lanka <ul><li>Sri Lanka is a little island in the Indian Ocean. It is nicknamed India’s teardrop. Once Sri Lanka was named Ceylon. Most people who live in Sri Lanka are Tamil or Sinhalese. </li></ul><ul><li>Population:20,064,776 </li></ul><ul><li>Total area of Srilanka:65,610sq km </li></ul><ul><li>Land:64,740sq km </li></ul><ul><li>Water:870sq km </li></ul>
  3. 3. Where is Sri Lanka located? <ul><li>Sri Lanka is in Asia, </li></ul>just below India. <ul><li>Its capital is Colombo. </li></ul>Here is Sri Lanka in the map of Asia.
  4. 4. T h e S r i L a n k a n F l a g <ul><li>The Sri Lankan Flag is </li></ul><ul><li>sometimes known as the lion </li></ul><ul><li>flag. It mainly uses the </li></ul><ul><li>colours red, saffron and green. </li></ul><ul><li>From the 5 th century BC, the Sri Lankan Flag was a symbol of the Sinhalese people. The green and saffron stripes were added in the flag at 1981.The green stripe was a symbol to the Muslims, the orange stripe was a symbol for the Hindus and the four leaves surrounding the lion was a symbol for the Buddhists. </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is Sri Lanka famous for? <ul><li>Sri Lanka is famous for </li></ul><ul><li>cinnamon. They grow </li></ul><ul><li>many trees such as </li></ul><ul><li>cinnamon trees and </li></ul><ul><li>rubber trees. Sri Lanka </li></ul><ul><li>was one of the first </li></ul><ul><li>countries to have </li></ul><ul><li>cinnamon. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Places in Sri Lanka <ul><li>There are many places in Sri Lanka. Here are some of them-Colombo, Unawatuna, Negomb, The South, Kandy, Galle, Trincomalee, Sigiriya, Matara. Sri Lanka is a hot and tropical country. There are also many temples in Sri Lanka. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>What is Sri Lanka’s most favourite sport? </li></ul><ul><li>Sri Lanka’s most favourite sport is cricket. They do many cricket matches with other countries around the world including UK (United Kingdom). </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Thank you for watching. </li></ul><ul><li>I hope you enjoyed my presentation about Sri Lanka . </li></ul><ul><li>வடக்கு , கிழக்கு தமிழர்கள் தாயக பூமியாக பல ஆயிரம் வருடமாக இருந்துவருவதும் குறிப்பிடத்தக்கது. </li></ul><ul><li>  நன்றி வணக்கம் !!! </li></ul>

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