An island small but mighty
Population: 19,722,000 Capitol:Colombo; 648,000 Area:65,525 square kilometers (25,299 square miles) Language:Sinhala, Tamil, English Religion:Buddhist, Hindu, Christian, Muslim Currency:Sri Lankan rupee Life Expectancy:72 GDP per Capita:U.S. $3,700Literacy Percent:92
Were is it located?
Sri Lanka is surrounded by the Gulf of Mannar and the Indian ocean close to the equator.
Obviously an Island
Since it is surrounded by water it becomes a small island off the coast of India.
A Great View
From this view, you can see it is a tear-drop shape.
Sri Lanka has many diverse land forms
They can be found toward the middle of the island
Flooded plains are also part of Sri Lanka's landscape
Sri Lanka is an island and has beautiful beaches that borders the island
See the flag hanging high!
The Sri Lanka flag has a lion that stands for wisdom, bravery, and purity in words. The maroon background stands for the ethnicity and strength of the nation. As you look at the lion you notice a sword. It stands for the country's sovereignty, and elements of water earth and fire. You also see bo leaves representing buddist vertues like loving kindness, compassion, happiness, and equanimity. The color yellow is for buddism, green for muslims, and orange for hindus.