|Capital||Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte|
|Population||Approximately 21 million|
|Average temperature||27° - 31°C (81° - 88°F)|
|Currency||Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR)|
|Languages spoken||Sinhalese, Tamil and English|
The beautiful building that houses The National Museum was built in 1876 Sri Lankan Governor at the time. The museum displays from items own by the former kings like the golden thrones and crowns, to the exhibits narrating the history of Sri Lanka.