Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Sri Lanka: Buddha's teardrop miracle paradise2

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Sri Lanka is the Indian Ocean island nation, the old name Ceylon, Sinhalese(lion country). The main ethnic Sinhalese (lion tribe) word for Aryan immigrants from India. BC 3 by mid-century introduction of Buddhism in Sri Lanka, so far most of the residents still believe in Buddhism. Buddhist culture, more than 2,000 years has always been the mainstream of Sri Lankan culture, Hindu culture has gradually infiltrated. Ancient Sinhalese capital of the kingdom is the center of arts and culture in Sri Lanka, Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Kandy, the ancient capital of the three major cultural triangle formed by the most important. Sri Lanka is a plantation-based agricultural economy, fisheries, forestry and water rich in resources. Tea, rubber and coconut in Sri Lanka's three pillars of national income. Sri Lanka's main mineral deposits are graphite, precious stones, titanium-iron, zircon, mica, etc., in which the graphite production ranks first in the world renowned Lanka gemstones in the world. Sri Lanka's industries of textiles, clothing, leather, food, beverages, tobacco, paper, wood, chemicals, petroleum refining, rubber, metal processing and assembling machines, most of them concentrated in the Colombo area. Exports are mainly textiles, clothing, tea, rubber, coconut and oil products. In addition, Sri Lanka Tourism is also an important component of the economy, foreign exchange earnings each year hundreds of millions of dollars for the country.

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