What is referred to as Lanka or Lankapuri in the Ramayan is the present day Srilanka. In the Tretayug Shri Mahavishnu incarnated as Shrirama and went to Lankapuri where He annihilated the demon, Ravan. Now 70% of the population of Srilanka is Buddhist.
The temples of five Deities Keteeshwaram, Tondishwaram, Munneshwaram, Koneshwaram and Naguleshwaram from Sri Lanka are famous. Koneswaram is also referred to as Thirukoneswaram as it is in the village of Thirukoneswar.
Sri Lanka is an island with high mountains in its central region. Sri Lanka has been divided into provinces instead of States. There are 9 provinces in all and central province has beautiful mountains.