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.
According to the Mahāvamsa, a chronicle written in Pāḷi, the original inhabitants of Sri Lanka are the Yakshas and Nagas.
Ancient cemeteries that were used before 600 BC and other signs of advanced civilization has also been discovered in Sri Lanka.
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.
The island is home to many cultures, languages and ethnicities.Their spokesperson Gordon Weiss said that over 100 children had been killed over the weekend in the "large-scale killing of civilans", The current constitution stipulates the political system as a republic and a unitary state governed by a semi-presidential system.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.The Asian ladies listed in this Indian escorts guide are the crème de la crème of the finest Asian girls available in Greater/Central London and UK nationwide.If you’re looking for a beautiful Asian courtesan who will provide you with an unhurried genuine Indian girlfriend experience then, you’ve come to the right place.