Sri Lanka Facts and Useful Information :
Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) is an beautiful island nation south of India in the Indian Ocean. Its diverse landscapes range from rainforest and arid plains to misty, cold highlands and golden sandy beaches. It’s famed for its historical ancient Buddhist ruins, including the 5th-century citadel Sigiriya, with its palace and frescoes now identified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city of Anuradhapura, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sri Lanka‘s ancient capital, has many ruins dating back more than 2,000 years.