Sri Lanka the pearl of the sea is a land of mystic surroundings and beautiful people.
It is situated at the south of India surrounded by Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal and Indian Ocean. The beautiful island is well packed by lush green forests and coconut palm trees.
The population of Srilanka is about 18.2 million where 72% are Sinhalese and 18% are Tamil .Sinhala and Tamil are the official languages while English is quite popularly used. Its national capital is Colombo. Map of Sri Lanka denotes that there are places at the coastline of Srilanka that are star attractions within tourists like Negumbo, Kalpitiya, Mannar, Trincomalee, Batticaloa, and Hambantota. There are old cities like Anandpura and Polonaruwa where old monuments are standing having the mysteries and tribulations of the historical Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka offers the tourists not only the past historical aspects but also new and conventional Srilanka, where different people of caste and religion live in harmony and peace. Colombo the capital of Srilanka is the largest and main port. Even tough Colombo does not have any cultural and historical background like of Kandy or the exquisite beauty of Tangalle or Waikkal but still it is the business hub of Sri Lanka where main trade is done.
In Kandy Perahera during the month of July and August there is a festival parade is held to show of the golden casket where Lord Buddha’ tooth is kept. It is the must see event if you are in Srilanka during these month. The southern region is the city with vibrant history and approximately 300-year-old Dutch aura is still very much kept alive.
Sri Lanka map gives ultimate information about the cities in general and tourist places in particular.