Saturday 29 November 2014

Sri Lanka has a documented history that spans over 3,000 years, but there are theories to suggest that Sri Lanka had pre-historic human settlements dating back to at least 125,000 years.[8] Its geographic location and deep harbours made it of great strategic importance from the time of the ancient Silk Road[9] through to World War II.[10]Sri Lanka is a diverse country, home to many religions, ethnicities and languages.[11] It is the land of the Sinhalese,Sri Lankan TamilsMoorsIndian TamilsBurghersMalaysKaffirs and the aboriginal Vedda.[12] Sri Lanka has a rich Buddhist heritage, and the first known Buddhist writings of Sri Lanka

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