By: Rhya & Lindley
It's a small island country off the coast of India.
They speak multiple languages throughout the country.
They are divided on ethnic and religious lines. Speak different languages and live on dfferent parts of the island.
The buddhist Sinhalese are the majority population and control the government.
The Hindu Tamils have been fighting for an independent Tamil since the 1980s.
Since 1984, more than 60,00 Sri Lankans have been killed or have disappeared.