Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka / Formerly known as : Ceylon, Seylan and Serendib.
Administrative : Sri Jayawardenapura / Commercial : Colombo
Latitude 5° 55. to 9° 50. north, Longitude 79° 42. to 81° 52., 650km north of the equator
430km North to South, 225km East to West
Typically tropical, with a northeast monsoon (December to March) and a southwest
monsoon (June to October)
Mostly low, flat to rolling plain; mountains in south-central interior
Sri Lanka Standard Time is five and a half hours ahead of GMT.
The Blue Water Lily (Nymphaea stellata)
Nature Reserves Area
Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR)
230 . 240 volts, 50 cycles AC. If you travel with a laptop computer bring a stabilizer