According to ALLCITYCODES.COM, the area code of Sri Lanka is 94. It is located in South Asia and shares a border with India, Maldives and the Indian Ocean. Sri Lanka covers a total land area of 65,610 square kilometres and has a population of around 21 million people. The official language is Sinhala although Tamil is also spoken in some areas. The climate in Sri Lanka varies greatly due to its diverse terrain ranging from tropical to monsoon climates. The summer months (April to August) typically experience hot temperatures with average highs reaching around 30°C while winter months (December to February) usually have cooler temperatures with average lows dipping below 20 degrees Celsius in some areas. Sri Lanka has a vibrant culture that reflects its long history as well as its geography and environment. Music styles range from traditional rhythms such as Baila or Kandyan Dance to western genres such as Pop or Reggae while traditional dancing often incorporates intricate footwork and hand movements accompanied by drums or other percussion instruments. Religion also plays an important role in Sri Lankan culture with Buddhism being the predominant faith followed by other faiths such as Hinduism, Islam and Christianity. Sri Lanka is home to many unique species including Asian Elephants, Leopard Cats, Sloth Bears and Mongoose among many others. There are also several national parks where visitors can explore these animals in their natural habitats such as Yala National Park or Wilpattu National Park. Sri Lanka is a republic with a semi-presidential system of government. The President is the head of state and exercises executive power in the country. The President is elected by popular vote and serves a 6-year term. The Prime Minister is the head of government and exercises most executive power. The Prime Minister is appointed by the President with the approval of Parliament. Parliament consists of two chambers, the 225-member House of Representatives and the 41-member Senate, which acts as an advisory body to Parliament. Members of both houses are elected by popular vote for 6-year terms. Sri Lanka has a multi-party system, with two major parties dominating government in recent years: the United National Party (UNP) and Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP). PARADISDACHAT: Features public policy of Sri Lanka.