Visit Sri Lanka
The country in Asia where the official language is Sinhala and the currency Sri Lankan rupee (LKR), this is Sri Lanka.
The country is full of beautiful places and natural areas to see. The most popular cities are Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte and Colombo with all their historical parts.
Unlike the rest of the countries in the world, Sri Lanka has several capitals. These capitals are Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte (legislative) and Colombo (executive and judicial).
There are other attractive cities like Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Moratuwa, Negombo, Kandy, Kalmunai and many others where you can travel during your visit to Sri Lanka.
While traveling around Sri Lanka make sure you try some of the best local food like fish ambul thiyal (sour fish curry), Kottu (also, kottu roti), Kukul mas curry (chicken curry), Parippu (dhal curry), Lamprais.
There are many international airports in Sri Lanka where you can land and the biggest one is Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport (CMB).
General information about Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka doesn’t have Euro or US dollar, also, it is a good idea to exchange money before arriving in Sri Lanka to get the best rates. Although credit and debit cards are also universally accepted throughout the country, having cash and coins on you is still recommended.
With a population of roughly 22.16 million, Sri Lanka is one of the top 100 most populated countries in the world.
The only official language in Sri Lanka is Sinhala. However, travelers will also usually hear English as it is the language of the largest international communities within Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka has a tropical climate. If you are traveling from Europe where the climate is more temperate, it would be a great idea to to bring light clothes made out of breathable materials.