Sri Lanka is an island off the southeast coast of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is separated from India by the Indian Ocean, in which lies the chain of islands called Adam's Bridge.
Climate: Tropical climate. Upland areas are cooler and more temperate and coastal areas are cooled by sea breezes. There are two monsoons, which occur May to July and December to January.
Languages: Sinhala, Tamil and English.
Religion: 69% Buddhist, 15% Hindu, 8% Muslim, 8% Christian