Description: The Physical Map of Sri Lanka showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, ocean, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.
Sri Lanka is officially known as the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. It is an island country located in Indian Ocean in south Asia. It is a part of the Indian subcontinent. Ceylon is the old name for Sri Lanka.
It has maritime boundaries with Maldives to the southwest and India to the northwest. The Gulf of Mannar and Palk Strait separates it from the mainland. A chain of limestone shoals forms a bridge like formation between India and Sri Lanka. It is situated on the Indian tectonic plate.
In the south-central part the mountains are found otherwise it has flat to rolling coastal plains. Pidurutalagala, at 2,524 metres is the highest peak of the country. North east and southeast is the dry region of the country because it lies on the leeward of the mountain and hence it receives no or less rainfall.
The rain bearing clouds are stopped by the mountain ranges. 103 rivers can be found in the country. The Mahaweli River which is 335 kilometres long is the longest and main river of Sri Lanka. Bambarakanda Falls with the height of 263 metres is the highest waterfall. 1,585 kilometres is the total length of the coastline of the country.
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