Sri Lanka

czwartek, 13 czerwca 2013

Sri Lanka is an island country in the northern Indian Ocean off the southern coast of the Indian subcontinent in South Asia. Known until 1972 as Ceylon, Sri Lanka has maritime borders with India to the northwest and the Maldives to the southwest.

Did you know that:
1. Sri Lanka is often known as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean.
2. Sri Lanka is the world’s largest tea exporter.
3. Sri Lanka was the first country in the world to have a democratically elected head of state who was a woman.
4. Sri Lankas national flag is considered to be one of the oldest flags in the world.
5. There are eleven universities located in Sri Lanka.
6. The spice c
innamon originated in Sri Lanka and was discovered by the Egyptians.

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