Sri Lanka: Holidays, national customs, climate Public holidays There are numerous festivals and events in Sri Lanka. Most of them are religious in character. The Buddhist full moon festivals (perahera) are held on days and/or nights when the moon is full. The parades in Kandy in July/August and in Lulani in January are particularly beautiful….
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Area: 65,610 km² Residents: 20,877,000 (2017) Population density: 318 E / km² Form of Government: Republic System of Government: Presidential system (partly parliamentary democracy) State capital: Colombo National language: Tamil, Sinhala the business and educational Languages are English Religions: 70.2 % Buddhists 12.6% Hindus 9.7% Muslims 7.4% Christians Currency: Sri Lanka Rupee (LKR) 1 LKR = 100 cents Exchange rates: 1 EUR = 231.75 LKR 100…