Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a teardrop shaped island lying at the tip of the Indian sub-continent. It is 65,610 sq km in area with a population of approximately 20 million. Sri Lanka is a country with three main ethnic groups – Sinhala 74%, Tamil 18%, Moor 7% and others 1%. Predominantly Buddhist, the principal religions of the world are also represented in the island with the approximate breakdown as follows – Buddhists 70%, Hindus 7%, Islam 7%, Christians 6 % (10% unspecified).