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SRILANKA
FA C T S H E E T
SRILANKA
FA C T S H E E T
Country Name :
Long : Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
Short : Sri Lanka
Former : Ceyl...
SRILANKA
FA C T S H E E T
Annual per capital GNP:US $2580 (2011 est)
Industries:
Processing of rubber, tea, coconuts, and ...
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Working Week:
Sri Lanka works a five-day week, from Monday to Friday.
Business Hours:
Government offices 8.35 a.m. – 4.15 ...
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Srilanka Fact Sheet Travellers tour packages

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Sri Lanka, the pearl of the Indian ocean was once Ambradeepa or the Island of mangoes to the ancient Indians - our closer neighbors later with navigation commencing and operating via the "Silk Route" between middle eastern countries and the far eastern countries this beautiful country Sri Lanka was named as "Serendip" by the Arabs, Greeks named Sri Lanka as "Thaprobane" , but Ceylon was the name used by the British and other Europeans who had close connections with Sri Lanka then.
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Srilanka Fact Sheet Travellers tour packages

  1. 1. SRILANKA FA C T S H E E T
  2. 2. SRILANKA FA C T S H E E T Country Name : Long : Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Short : Sri Lanka Former : Ceylon Size : 65,610 sq km Capitol : Colombo - Commercial Government Sri Lanka, is a free, independent and sovereign nation with a population of 20.3 million (2013 Census). Legislative power is exercised by a Parliament, elected by universal franchise on proportional representation basis. Population : 20.3 million Population Density :296 people per sq km Languages :Sinhala & Tamil - English Ethnic Mix: Sinhalese (74.9%),Tamil (15.4%),Muslim (9.2%) Burgher and others (0.5%) Religion: Buddhism (70.19%) Hinduism (12.61%) Christianity 7.45% & Islam (9.71%) Climate:Low lands – tropical, average 27°C Central Hills – cooler, with temperatures dropping to 14°C. The south-west monsoon brings rain to the western, southern and central regions from May to July., while the north-eastern monsoon occurs in the north and east in December and January. Sri Lanka boasts of a good climate for holiday-makers throughout the year. 1
  3. 3. SRILANKA FA C T S H E E T Annual per capital GNP:US $2580 (2011 est) Industries: Processing of rubber, tea, coconuts, and other agricultural commodities; clothing, cement, petroleum refining, textiles, tobacco. Agriculture - Products:Rice, sugarcane, grains, pulses, oilseed, roots, spices, tea, rubber, coconuts; milk, eggs, hides, meat. Currency:Sri Lankan Rupees Denominations of Rs. 2,10,20,50,100,200, 500,1000,2000, and 5000 in Rupees (Rs.) and cents (Cts.) with 100 cents equal to a rupee. Visa:Consult your local Sri Lanka embassy, consulate, tourist office or your travel agent. Online Apply - http://www.eta.gov.lk/slvisa/ Visa fee Tourist Visa with Double Entry for 30 days - US$ 30 Tourist Visa Single Entry up to 90 days - US$ 30 Tourist Visa with Double Entry up to 90 days - US$ 30 Business Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days - US$ 30 Business Visa with Single Entry up to 90 days - US$ 30 Business Visa with Multiple Entry up to 90 days - US$ 30 Transit Visa Single Entry for 2 days - FREE Transit Visa Single Entry for 3-7 days - US$ 20 2
  4. 4. 3 Working Week: Sri Lanka works a five-day week, from Monday to Friday. Business Hours: Government offices 8.35 a.m. – 4.15 p.m,, Monday to Friday Banks: 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. or 3.00 p.m. Monday to Saturday (Nation Trust Bank working on Every Day) Post Office :8.30 a.m.- 5.00 p.m., Monday to Friday 8.30 a.m. – 1.00 p.m. on Saturday. Location:An island off the south-eastern cost shores of India, 880 km north of the equator, in the Indian Ocean. It lies between 5° 55' and 9° 55' north of the equator and between the eastern longitudes 79° 42' and 81° 52'. Feature: Encompassed beautiful tropical beaches, verdant vegetation, ancient monuments and a thousand delights to please all tastes. The relief features of the island consist of a mountainous mass somewhat south of the centre, with height exceeding 2,500 metres, surrounded by broad plains. Palm fringed beaches surround the island and the sea temperature rarely falls below 27°C. Main tourist activities Adventure Sports, Camping Sites, Elephant Safari, Ayurvedic & Medicinse, Safari Tours by Vehicles, Spa and Wellness, Spice Gardens, Whale and Dolphin Watching Volunteering

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