Sri Lanka is separated from India by a narrow channel of sea, formed by Palk Strait and the Gulf of Mannar
Sri Lanka is separated from the Indian subcontinent by the Gulf of Mannar ( which is a large shallow bay forming part of the Laccadive Sea in the Indian Ocean) and Palk Strait (which is a strait between the Tamil Nadu state of India and the Mannar district of Sri Lanka). It is situated in the Indian Ocean southwest of the Bay of Bengal.
- Sri Lanka, earlier called as “Ceylon”, is a small country which lies at the tip of India.
- Sri Lanka remains separated from India by the “Palk Strait” and the “Gulf of Mannar”.
- Sri Lanka, along with India and other countries, are all part of South Asia.
- Sri Lanka is located in the Indian ocean to the “southwest of Bay of Bengal“. The largest city of Sri Lanka is Colombo.