Did You Know

  • Vegemite is a dark-coloured and strange-tasting spread that Aussies like to put on bread, crackers and toast.
  • The official languages of Sri Lanka are Sinhala and Tamil. However, English is widely spoken in the country.
  • The spice cinnamon originated in Sri Lanka and was discovered by the Egyptians.
  • Sri Lanka is one of the world's largest tea exporter
  • The capital city of Sri Lanka is Colombo
  • Elephants play an important role in Sri Lanka's annual Kandy Perahara parade
  • A delicious and popular drink in Sri Lanka is Faluda, a mix of ice cream, jelly pieces and basil seeds. Yum!