The pre-history of Sri Lanka goes back 125,000 years and possibly even as far back as 500,000 years.  The era spans the Palaeolithic, Mesolithic, and early Iron Ages.Among the Paleolithic human settlements discovered in Sri Lanka, Pahiyangala (37,000 BP), named after the Chinese traveller monk Faxian;  Batadombalena (28,500 BP);  and Belilena (12,000 BP) are the most important.
Town Image DS Division District Province Population Area Density (/km²) Co-ordinates Conurbation (2012 est) Municipality (2012 census) km² mi² Badulla බද ල ල பத ள Badulla Badulla Uva 47,587 42,237 10 4 4,224 Matara ම තර ம த தற Matara
Sri Lankan. Look up Sri Lankan in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Sri Lankan or Ceylonese may refer to: Something of, from, or related to the country of Sri Lanka. A person from Sri Lanka, see Demographics of Sri Lanka. Sinhalese people, the ethnic majority. Sri Lankan Tamils, an ethnic minority. Sri Lankan Moors, an ethnic minority.
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The symbol of a lion in Sri Lankan heraldry dates back to 486 BC, when Vijaya, the first King of Sri Lanka, arrived on the island from India and brought with him a standard depicting a lion.[better source needed] The symbol appears to have influenced subsequent monarchs, being used extensively by them and becoming a symbol of freedom and hope. As d...
The national flag of Sri Lanka represents the country and its heritage as a rallying device. Most symbols in the flag have been given distinctive meanings.
The colors of the national flag are specified in the document "SLS 1: 2020: Specification for the National Flag of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka".Flown at the Embassy in WarsawDisplayed outside a stadium, in Leeds, UKMountaineer Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala with Sri Lankan flag atop Mount EverestHung vertically, along a street in Malaysia
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On the basis of reciprocity, citizens of the following three countries are exempt from the requirement to obtain an ETA for Sri Lanka. They are entitled to receive a gratis visafree of charge, on arrival at any port of entry:
Nationals of any country except the ETA-exempt countries and countries whose citizens require a visa in advance may obtain an ETA either on arrival to Sri Lanka or online; however, visitors are encouraged to obtain the ETA online to avoid lengthy delays at the port of entry. Holders of an ETA can then obtain a visa on arrival to Sri Lanka by presen...
Citizens of the following 20 countries must obtain a visa in advance from one of the Sri Lankan diplomatic missions:
Holders of diplomatic, official, service or special passports of the following countries are granted a gratis visafree of charge, on arrival in Sri Lanka, depending on nationality: D — diplomatic passports O — official passports S — service passports Sp - special passports PA - passports endorsed for "public affairs"
University of Sri Lanka [ edit] The University of Sri Lanka was a public university in Sri Lanka. Established in 1972 by amalgamating the four existing universities, it was the only university in Sri Lanka from 1972 until 1978. The university was based at six campuses in Colombo, Peradeniya, Sri Jayewardenepura, Kelaniya, Moratuwa and Jaffna.
The Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) (Sinhala: ශ ර ල ක ව රළ රක ෂක ද ප ර තම න ත ව, romanized: Śrī Laṃkā veralārakshaka depārtamēntuwa; Tamil: இலங க கடல ர ப த க ப ப ) is a Sri Lankan non-ministerial government department tasked with coast guard duties within the territorial waters of Sri Lanka.