Sri Lanka

Did you know?

  • The tea industry provides direct and indirect employment to over 1 million people in Sri Lanka, that's 1 in every 9 people.
  • Sri Lanka has an elephant orphanage and every year puts on an elephant pageant.
  • Cinnamon originated in Sri Lanka and was discovered by the Egyptians.
  • The first country in the world to have a female prime minister.
  • Sri Lanka is often known as the ‘Pearl of the Indian Ocean’.