My Country Sri Lanka

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My county is Sri Lanka. It is an Island. My country was known as the pearl of the Indian Ocean. It is a small Island and it is very beautiful. Our closest neighboring country is India. The area of Sri Lanka is 65525 5q km. The distance between point Pedro and Dewundara is 432 km. The distance between Colombo and Sangaman hills is 224 km. Sri Lanka has many natural features. It has long rivers, huge mountains, beautiful waterfalls and lush green forests. But there are no volcanoes and earthquakes. The most beautiful natural feature is the coast line round my country. There are four main racial groups in Sri Lanka. They are Sinhalese, Tamils, Muslims and Burghers. The Sinhalese are the major- ity ethnic group of Sri Lanka. They consti- tute 74% of Sri Lanka population. There are many religions in our country. Buddhism, Hinduism, Christianity and Islam are the four main religions. The main religion is Buddhism. we export crops are tea, rubber, coconut, sugarcane, cinnamon to ... Tourism is a very popular industry in the entire world. Today tourism is a fast developing industry even in Sri Lanka. Our country has an abundance of naturally attractive places to lure tourists. These places enhance the scenic bea uty of our country. Historical places such as Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Yapahuwa, Dambulla, Dambadeniya and Sigiriya attract tourists from various parts of the world to visit Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka has long been renowned for its spices. The best known is Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum/Cinnamomum zeylanicum) which is native to Sri Lanka. In the 15th and 16th centuries, spice and ivory traders from all over the world who came to Sri Lanka brought their native cuisines to the island, resulting in a rich diversity of cooking styles and techniques Being one of the largest producers of tea in the world, Sri Lankans drink a lot of tea.There

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