Capitals: Colombo, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
Area: 65,610 km²
Dialing code: +94
Currency: Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR)
Population: 21.2 million (2016)
Full name: Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
As one of the most biodiverse islands of the world and the pearl of the Indian ocean, Sri Lanka also has a culture that stretches back more than 2000 years. A truly magical isle that allows you to immerse yourself in endless beaches, timeless ruins, the magnificent elephants, rainforests and of course, the famous Ceylon tea!
Experience the local ways and embrace the difference between cultures as you will be actively taking part in community development and social building projects.