|Indigenous Group||Sinhalese (Sub-Groups: Kandyan Sinhalese, Low Country Sinhalese)|
|Location||Sri Lanka, Central and Southwestern regions|
|Estimated Population||19,905,165 (July 2004, CIA Factbook)|
|Environment||Mountains (Kandyan Sinhalese) and coastal lowlands (Low Country Sinhalese).|
|Subsistence||Fishing / Agriculture|
|Level of Assimilation||Completely Assimilated|
|Language Family|| Sinhala
(also known as Sinhalese, Singhalese, Cingalese)
Classification: Indic group of the Indo-Iranian subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages Dialect - Rodiya.
|Website URLs|| http://lucy.ukc.ac.uk/...
|NGOs||Sinhala Community Development Foundation, International Sinhela (Hela) Centre.|