Singhalese is the official language of Sri Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon, a large island off the southeast coast of India. It is also known as Sinalese or Sinhala. It is spoken by about 14 million people living in the southern and western 2/3 of the island. It is descended from Sanskrit and was brought to Sri Lanka in the 5th Century BC by settlers from northern India.
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