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Sri Lanka Geography and Arts

Physical characteristics Like peninsular India, of which it represents a continuation, the island of Sri Lanka is a fragment of the ancient land of Gondwana. For the 9/10 it is composed of rocks from the Precambrian age (schists and gneisses), which in the northern section give way to more recent rocks of sedimentary origin, similar… Read More »

Sri Lanka History

Sri Lanka was populated by Sinhalese and Tamils from ca. The 500’s before our time calculation. Several different Buddhist kingdoms were established on the island. In the 16th century, Europeans began to colonize Sri Lanka. First out was Portugal, then the Netherlands and Denmark-Norway, without being able to establish themselves. Britain took over as a… Read More »