Sri Lanka



SINHALESE … 161
TAMILS … 169

The people of Sri Lanka are called Sri Lankans. Ethnic groups include the Sinhalese making up about 74 percent of the total population; Tamils, making up 18 percent of the total. Other groups together make up almost 8 percent. A small group of Veddas, an aboriginal (native) tribe represent less than 1 percent.

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