Sri Lanka’s official name: the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
President: Maithripala Sirisena
Capital of Sri Lanka: Sri Jayawardenapura (Kotte)
Religion: Buddhism 70%, Hinduism 15%, 8%, Christianity, Islam 8%
Language: Sinhala, Tamil
Highest Mountain: Pidurutalagala (Mt. Pedro) 2524 m above sea level, near the town of Nuwara Eliya
Currency: Sri Lankan rupee (has 100 cents).
More information about Sri Lanka on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.