Sri Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon, is in SouthernAsia. It is an island country in the Indian Ocean, south of India. Sri Lanka is officially divided into 9 administrative provinces: Located in the Indian Ocean just south of India, Sri Lanka is an island that is a popular holiday destination.
Popular destinations: Colombo, Kandy and Galle
Uva is a province in Sri Lanka. The train journey from Colombo takes about 9 hours, and runs along the Mahaweli River Valley among green mountains, offering splendid wiews on the highlands, tea crops and countless waterfalls.
Popular destinations: Ella, Haputale and Badulla