• General

    National Bird

    The national bird in Sri Lanka is Jungle Fowl. It’s biologically known as “Gallus”. It lives in forest hiding among bushes. This is similar to the cock lives in villages. The jungle fowl is very beautiful. Their feathers are golden in color and have long feathers. Its crest is dark red. It’s a mix feather and eats grains, leaves and insect.    

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    Foods

    Sri Lanka is rich in various types of foods. The staple food is Rice and Curry, which is used with some variations for the breakfast, lunch and dinner. There some traditional foods which are prepared for the New year, some festival occasion’s, weddings and when begins a good event, such as house warming ceremony, opening ceremony and reading the alphabet the traditional foods are Milk rice, oil cake, banana and other sweet meats. Sri Lanka is popular as hospitable country, because of the foods. Most of the foods are found from the environment, which are nutritious and tasty. Some of them are leaves, yams, grains and nuts. There are many…

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    Ethnic in Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka is a multi-national, multi-religious country. There are many different views among people. The majority is Sinhalese and Tamil, Muslim, Christian, Male and Burghers are the minorities. Their religions are Buddhism, Hindu, Islam and Christianity. The Dharmachakraya is the symbol of Buddhists, the cross is symbol of Christians and the crescent & the star is the symbol of Muslims. The Tamil people plenty of live in North province, Muslims live in Eastern province and Sinhalese live in the other part of the country. They all live spreading all over the country. They use Sinhala, Tamil and English as communicative language. The Kandy temple or Dalada maligawa, Sripada, Anuradhapura and…

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    General Information about Sri Lanka

    [et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ custom_padding=”12px|0px|33.6094px|0px”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” custom_padding=”6px|0px|16.7969px|0px”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.89″] Sri Lanka is one of the greatest island in the world and it’s 435km(270 miles) long 240km(150 miles) wide. It is known as the pearl in the Indian Ocean, because it is surrounded by the Indian Ocean. In the ancient time it was ruled by the English people. Some other countries captured and governed, because of the treasure and natural harbors. They found species, tea and gems mainly. Plenty of sunny beaches, rivers starting from the hill country, waterfalls, picturesque landscapes, climatic conditions admired by foreigners and many varieties of greeneries enrich our natural beauty. It is the works of…

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    List of Presidents of Sri Lanka

    President Wiliyam Gopallawa (විලියම් ගොපල්ලව)He is 1st nominal president in Sri Lanka (1972.05.22 – 1978.02.04) President J.R. Jayawardhana (ජුනියස් රිචඩ් ජයවර්ධන)He is 1st executive president in Sri Lanka (1978.02.04 – 1989.01.02) President Ranasingha Preamadasa (රණසිංහ ප්‍රේමදාස)He is 2nd executive president in Sri Lanka (1989.01.02 – 1993.05.01) President D.B. Wijethunga (ඩිංගිරි බණ්ඩා විජේතුංග)He is 3rd executive president in Sri Lanka (1993.05.01 – 1995.11.12)  President Chandrika Kumrathunga (චන්ද්‍රිකා බණ්ඩාරනායක)She is 4th executive president in Sri Lanka (1994.11.12 -2005.11.19) President Mahinda Rajapaksha (මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ)He is 5th executive president in Sri Lanka (2005-11.19 – 2015.01.09) President Maithreepala Sirisena (මෛත්‍රීපාල සිරිසේන)He is president of Sri Lanka (2015 – at present)

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    List of Prime Ministers of Sri Lanka

    Premier (Right-honourable) D.S. Senanayaka (මහාමාන්‍ය දොන් ස්ටීවන් සේනානායක)He is 1st premier in Sri Lanka (1947.09.24 – 1952.03.22) Premier Dadli Senanayaka (ඩඩ්ලි සේනානායක)He is 2nd (1952.03.26 – 1953.10.12), 6th (1960.03.21 – 1960.07.21) and 8th (1965.03.25 – 1970.05.29) premier in Sri Lanka. Premier Sir Jhon Layanal Kothalawala (ජෝන් ලයනල් කොතලාවල)He is 3rd premier in Sri Lanka (1953.10.12 – 1956.04.12) Premier S.W.R.D. Bandaranayaka (සොලමන් බණ්ඩාරනායක)He is 4th premier in Sri Lanka (1956.04.12 – 1959.09.26) Premier Wijayananda Dahanayaka (විජයානන්ද දහනායක)He is 5th premier in Sri Lanka (1959.09.26 – 1960.03.20) Premier Sirimawo Bandaranayaka (සිරිමාවෝ රත්වත්තේ බණ්ඩාරනායක)She is 1st premier women in the Sri Lanka, and 7th (1960.07.21 – 1965.03.25),9th (1970.05.29 -1972.05.22), 10th (1972.05.22 – 1977.07.23)…

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    National Animal in Sri Lanka

    The national animal in Sri Lanka is Jaint Squirrel. It’s biologically known as “Ratua indica”. This animal is dark brown in colour. The abdomen part is white. It has a long tail. It lives on trees near village. It has three white strips on its body. It feeds on fruits and grains. It likes to drink king coconut water. It can jump from branch to branch for that its long tail helps. It makes many nests on top of the tree branches with leaves, because the cubs change from nest to nest from time to time.  

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    Culture in Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka is very rich in culture, and it is a multi-cultural country. Because of different nations. Their lives associate with many cultural events. Sri Lankan wears some peculiar clothes. The Sinhalese’s national clothes are white sarom and long sleeves shirts.The Muslims and Tamil also having different clothes, salvar and shawl are worn by the Muslims and saree and natural flowers are used to dedicate the hair by the Tamil. But most of Sri Lankan’s wear the English materials. some special occasions wear coats and a tie.   Their most of the events are connected with many rituals, out of them the family is very important the very big relationship…

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    National Flag in Sri Lanka

    [et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.89″ background_layout=”light”] Prior to 1815 the gold lion was originally the National Flag of Ceylon. Its four pipul leaves are Buddhist symbol and the sword is said to represent authority.  The green and orange colour represents Muslim and Tamil people. Dark red rectangular panel bordered yellow lion passant holding a sword upright in its right for paw. Around the background is a gold border and to its left are two vertical stripes of equal size in green and saffron. With the saffron stripe closest to the lion. [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]

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    Buddhist Flag in Sri Lanka

    The Buddhist flag was created and hoisted for the first time by Venerable Thera Migettuwatte Gunananda to celebrate the Vesak festival in 28th April 1885. By the Buddhist leaders under the patronage of Sir Henry Olcotte. The flag was published for the first time on “Sarasavi Sandarasa” Newspaper, and since 17th April 1885 it has been used. Since on that day it has been hoisted Buddhist festival in the flag there are five colour stripes. Which are represented as follows. Blue : Universal compassion Yellow : The middle path Red : Blessings White : Purity and Liberation Orange : Wisdom Vertical lines represent the harmony of the world people and horizontal…