For investment property, Sri Lanka is a well-kept secret
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Sri Lanka is a country on the southern coast of the Indian subcontinent. Known until 1972 as Ceylon, Sri Lanka is an island surrounded by the Indian Ocean, Gulf of Mannar and Palk Strait, and is located close to India and the Maldives. It is part of South Asia.
Because of its location in the path of major sea routes, Sri Lanka is a strategic naval link between West Asia and South Asia – it was an important step on the Silk Road. Sri Lanka has also been a center of Buddhist religion and culture of antiquity and is one of the few remaining houses of Buddhism in South Asia and Ladakh, Bhutan and Chittagong Hill Tracts.
The Sinhalese community forms the majority of the population. Tamils are concentrated in northern and eastern parts of the island and form the largest ethnic minority. Other communities include Moors, citizens, the Kaffirs, Malays and indigenous Vedda.
Sri Lanka is a republic and a unitary state governed by a semi-presidential system with its official seat of the Government of Sri Jayawardenapura-Kotte, the capital. The country is famous for the production and export of tea, coffee, coconut, rubber and cinnamon. The natural beauty of Sri Lanka has taken the title of Pearl of the Indian Ocean. The island is run by the lush tropical jungle, white sand beaches and landscapes, with a rich biodiversity. The country has a long and rich history of over three thousand years, with the longest documented history in the world. The rich culture of Sri Lanka can be attributed to many communities on the island.
Sri Lanka is a founding Member States of SAARC and a member of the United Nations, the Commonwealth of Nations, the G77 and the Non-Aligned Movement. Since 2010, Sri Lanka was one of the fastest growing economies in the world. The stock market in Asia was the best-performing stock market in 2009 and 2010.