Sri Lanka Profile, Name, Location, Demographics

Country name: Conventional long form: Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Conventional short form: Sri Lanka Former: Serendib, Ceylon Location: Southern Asia, island in the Indian Ocean, south of India. A strategic location near major Indian Ocean sea lanes Map references: Asia Population: 19,668,000 (2005 est.) Note: since the outbreak of hostilities between the government … Read more

Train Schedules Sri Lanka


What are some of the most important train schedules in Sri Lanka? All the train schedules of Sri Lanka can be found on the government website, but here are some of the most requested ones: Colombo to Matara (southwest coast): 6:55 – 08:35 – 10:30 – 14:25 – 15:50 – 18:10. Matara to Colombo: … Read more

Sri Lankan People React to Tourists

Sri Lanka

How do Sri Lankan people react to tourists? It seems like people in Sri Lanka are still getting used to having so many tourists coming into the country, what could cause most of them to stare at foreigners many times, even though it’s basically out of curiosity. It’s not rare that one can see locals … Read more