About Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is an island country in South Asia. Sri Lanka shares a maritime border with India and the Maldives. Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is its legislative capital, and Colombo is its largest city and financial centre.

Continent: Asia

Total Area: 65610 sqKm

Commercial Capital -Colombo

Population: Nearly 22 million

Currency: Rupees, ( LKR )

1 USD = 369 LKR

Languages: Sinhala,Tamil,English

Sri Lanka’s documented history goes back 3,000 years, with evidence of prehistoric human settlements that dates back at least 125,000 years.[14] The earliest known Buddhist writings of Sri Lanka, known collectively as the Pāli canon, date to the fourth Buddhist council, which took place in 29 BCE.

COVID Regulations

Fully vaccinated travelers must present proof of vaccination on arrival.

Passengers who have not been vaccinated must provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within the previous 72 hours or a negative antigen test issued within the previous 48 hours certified by a medical professional or testing centre. Children under the age of 12 are exempt from this testing requirement.

Please note that COVID-19 entry regulations for Sri Lanka may change at short notice and you should consult the Sri Lanka Tourism website before departure.


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