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Sri Lanka »»» According to Ryan Hill


Sri Lanka, which means the resplendent land (and resplendent means splendid or dazzling in appearance), is composed mainly of Sinhalese but is run by English government officials. Although they are still governed by English people, Sri Lanka gained its independence from Britian on February 4, 1948.

Other holidays inculde a celebration of each new year, a day in honour of national heroes, and Christmas.


Religion:


  • Buddhist - 69%
  • Hindu - 15%
  • Christian - 8%
  • Muslim - 8%

Ethnicity:


  • Sinhalese - 74%
  • Tamil - 18%
  • Moor - 7%
  • All others... - 1%
Life Expectancy Infant Mortality Doctors Population Pop. Density Urbanization Level
74.6 years 12 per 1,000 3 per 10,000 19.2 million 760 per mile² 22%