Dating agency sri lanka
It lists naramba (to see) and kolamba (ford or harbour) as belonging to an indigenous source.
Kolamba may also be the source of the name of the commercial capital Colombo.
This part of Colombo is still known as Fort and houses the presidential palace and the majority of Colombo's five star hotels.
It was the legislative capital of Sri Lanka until 1982.
Due to its large harbour and its strategic position along the East-West sea trade routes, Colombo was known to ancient traders 2,000 years ago.
Clockwise from top left: BOC Tower, Colombo Skyline, Colombo Skyline (Gangaramaya Temple), Colombo Skyline (Galle Face), Old Parliament, Colombo Skyline (Gangaramaya Temple), BOC Tower and WTC Twin Tower, Independence Square, WTC Twin Tower in the city proper.
It is the financial centre of the island and a popular tourist destination.