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Complete details about Sri Lanka in Asia with capital city Colombo

Country NameSri Lanka (Sri Lanka/Ilankai)
Country CodeLKA
Capital CityColombo
ContinentAsia
RegionSouthern and Central Asia
Independence Year1948
Population18827000
Surface Area65610.0
Life Expectancy71.8 years
GNP15706.0 (old 15091.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Mixed Languages     (19.6%)
Singali [official]     (60.3%)
Tamil [official]     (19.6%)

Major Cities

Colombo, Western     (population 645000)
Dehiwala, Western     (population 203000)
Moratuwa, Western     (population 190000)
Jaffna, Northern     (population 149000)
Kandy, Central     (population 140000)
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Western     (population 118000)
Negombo, Western     (population 100000)

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From @raveens1234 on Mon Feb 27 01:51:42 EST 2017 I liked a @YouTube video from @chanuxbro https://t.co/FTjYIxWhRK Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2017 Unboxing and Review in Sinhala Sri Lanka
From @TheAMPA1 on Mon Feb 27 01:51:12 EST 2017 AMPA Travel Diaries #2: Vocal Lecturer Diana recently travelled to Sri Lanka to perform at the Colombo Jazz... https://t.co/P8hfzRgGt3
From @Bardh_Gwerin on Mon Feb 27 01:51:00 EST 2017 RT @SiannamacDonald: Are we watching this, Scotland? Because it's happening right now. https://t.co/ObH3OkIJgt
From @SteutenJohn on Mon Feb 27 01:50:45 EST 2017 RT @kawalpeet: Baby elephant rescued from a well in Sri Lanka??????????#Kindnessmatters https://t.co/1V8OPIoE9W
From @donnyhiab on Mon Feb 27 01:50:38 EST 2017 RT @SiannamacDonald: Are we watching this, Scotland? Because it's happening right now. https://t.co/ObH3OkIJgt
From @baltcomfort on Mon Feb 27 01:50:34 EST 2017 Arid weather dries up livelihoods across the country - Sri Lanka News - https://t.co/swa2WHWUiI
From @Zefrenchgreg on Mon Feb 27 01:50:32 EST 2017 "Voyage au Sri Lanka : Episode 11" : https://t.co/WCsP58BV7A via @YouTube
From @YesMorningside on Mon Feb 27 01:50:24 EST 2017 RT @RobertTyreBute: This is deplorable. #TheresaMay & #amberrudd should be ashamed of themselves. https://t.co/mEoYgYxAXK
From @jodyaberdein on Mon Feb 27 01:49:05 EST 2017 https://t.co/WSsPv5mpgv I cannot see how this is advantageous to anyone. Not her. Not UK. Not Home Office. Not Sri Lanka.
From @SimoneHanneke on Mon Feb 27 01:49:04 EST 2017 RT @kawalpeet: Baby elephant rescued from a well in Sri Lanka??????????#Kindnessmatters https://t.co/1V8OPIoE9W
From @geraldineboyd on Mon Feb 27 01:48:39 EST 2017 Another cruel Home Office decision @AmberRudd_MP @BorisJohnson @TheresaMay_MP https://t.co/x9ISrvLbPn
From @PCouineaux on Mon Feb 27 01:47:33 EST 2017 RT @MomentumOx: University student, #refugee, in UK since age 12, arrested, taken to Yarl's Wood #Detention Centre to be deported https://t?
From @AndRav1 on Mon Feb 27 01:47:20 EST 2017 The Snowden saga continues @Snowden @MeAssange Sri Lanka slams lawyers over 'Snowden refugee' claims https://t.co/s5clGEJCSU via @MailOnline
From @ruthellaowens56 on Mon Feb 27 01:46:40 EST 2017 RT @kawalpeet: Baby elephant rescued from a well in Sri Lanka??????????#Kindnessmatters https://t.co/1V8OPIoE9W
From @KennedyJoseph11 on Mon Feb 27 01:46:34 EST 2017 RT @kawalpeet: Baby elephant rescued from a well in Sri Lanka??????????#Kindnessmatters https://t.co/1V8OPIoE9W