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Travel information Sri Lanka : Sri Lanka is a country in Asia with about 21 million inhabitants. The island is located southeast of India in the Indian ocean. Between these two countries, the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Straits. On the north east coast lies the Bengal Bay and the west coast Laccadive the sea. The landscape consists of mountains, deep valleys, fertile lowlands, savannas, small desert, grassy plains, dune landscapes, monsoon forests and a swampy delta with mangrove forests. Furthermore, many rivers, waterfalls and artificial lakes. The coastline is varied with beaches, cliffs, lagoons and bays. In the water coral reefs and islands. Sri Lanka has a tropical monsoon climate. The capital Kotteekoer has 115,000 inhabitants. Other major cities are the holy city of Anuradhapura, Colombo, Galle, Trincomalee, Kalmunai, Kandy, Polonnaruwa, Unawatuna, Point Pedro, Nuwara Eliya and ancient capital Yapahuwa. Other attractions are the Sinharaja Forest Park, the Golden Temple of Dambulla, Adam's Peak, natural areas Bundala, Sinharaja, UDA Walawe, Yala and Kitulgala, the historic site Dambulla, the Horton Plains, the turtle center in Kosgoda, Matara, holy place Mihi Tale, Pinnawela elephant care, Puttalam and the fortress Sigiriya rock fortress.

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