Did you Know? Sri Lanka nicknamed Pearl of the Indian Ocean and teardrop of India
These two gorgeous names are associated with Sri Lanka. This little island country is known as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean because of its remarkable natural beauty, extraordinary biodiversity, and rare jewels. Furthermore, the island is shaped like a teardrop and is located off the coast of India, making it simpler to locate on a map. That is why it is also known as India's Teardrop. A Google map of Sri Lanka is shown below to give you an idea of its location and form.