The island is home to many cultures, languages and ethnicities.

The majority of the population is from the Sinhalese ethnicity, while a large minority of Tamils have also played an influential role in the island's history; Christians in both groups are recent converts who have kept the traditional culture.

Sinhalese history traditionally starts in 543 BC with the arrival of Prince Vijaya, a semi-legendary prince who sailed with 700 followers to Sri Lanka, after being expelled from Vanga Kingdom (present-day Bengal).

www l ho sex srilanka-74

an indigenous people numbering approximately 2,500 living in modern-day Sri Lanka.

The 19th-century Irish historian James Emerson Tennent theorized that Galle, a city in southern Sri Lanka, was the ancient seaport of Tarshish from which King Solomon is said to have drawn ivory, peacocks, and other valuables.

Vijaya (Singha) is the first of the approximately 189 native monarchs of Sri Lanka described in chronicles such as the Dipavamsa, Mahāvaṃsa, Cūḷavaṃsa, and Rājāvaliya (see list of Sinhalese monarchs).

Sri Lankan dynastic history ended in 1815, when the island became part of the British Empire.

Disha took to Instagram and shared a merry picture with a caption that read, "Am i flying🙈". Letting herself loose, the actress looks every bit happy and excited.

On the work front, Disha will next be seen in 'Baaghi 2' opposite Tiger.Disha Patani, who was vacationing with rumoured beau Tiger Shroff in Sri Lanka returned to Mumbai three days back.However, looks like the actress is still very much in her holiday mood. Dhoni: The Untold Story' actress is seen sporting a summery yellow dress and jumping high.It has had a long history of international engagement, as a founding member of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), and a member of the United Nations, the Commonwealth of Nations, the G77, and the Non-Aligned Movement.Along with the Maldives, Sri Lanka is one of only two South Asian countries rated "high" on the Human Development Index (HDI), with its HDI rating and per capita income the highest among South Asian nations.The era spans the Palaeolithic, Mesolithic and early Iron Ages.