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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)

Sri Lanka's most recent News and Stories

Sri Lanka Tweets

From @marvel1958 on Sun Apr 30 14:38:19 EDT 2017 @german21168 Flipa https://t.co/vrue3nB07G
From @lazybutterfly17 on Sun Apr 30 14:37:06 EDT 2017 RT @sidin: Pakistan's Migraine. Bangladesh's Eczema. Bhutan's Tendonitis. Nepal's Impacted Wisdom Tooth. Sri Lanka's Psoriasis. https://t.c?
From @Isabelle_Broom on Sun Apr 30 14:35:36 EDT 2017 @kentlass123 Sri Lanka! I cannot WAIT to write about it. Such an incredible country.
From @Jothipala_Bot on Sun Apr 30 14:35:17 EDT 2017 RT @effi_fazera: sri lanka ni sebenarnya kat mana ? india ? ?
From @effi_fazera on Sun Apr 30 14:35:17 EDT 2017 sri lanka ni sebenarnya kat mana ? india ? ?
From @WaleedAmjad89 on Sun Apr 30 14:33:58 EDT 2017 RT @theringsideview: Happy Birthday @ImRo45! As the ?Hitman? turns 30, we look back at arguably his greatest hit - 264 vs Sri Lanka! https:?
From @mir_sidiquee on Sun Apr 30 14:33:24 EDT 2017 Sri Lanka rescues 30 Rohingya aboard Indian boat https://t.co/1VNWAa59Tr https://t.co/nRRgBUixZL
From @pt_santy2 on Sun Apr 30 14:32:20 EDT 2017 RT @ratribose: Sri Lanka seizes Indian vessel with Myanmar Rohingya refugees https://t.co/qO1lvYMa8Q via @indiatoday
From @felipegondra on Sun Apr 30 14:30:59 EDT 2017 RT @KatyCharts: ''Bon Appétit'' on iTunes: #1 Oman (=) #2 Saudi Arabia (=) #3 Brazil (-2) #3 Sri Lanka (NE) #5 Argentina (-3) #5 Peru (=)
From @livescorebuzz on Sun Apr 30 14:30:04 EDT 2017 Sri Lanka VS Bangladesh BAN 72-1 (6.4) #SLvsBAN #livescore #livescorebuzz https://t.co/dU6EXlCsGn
From @qatarinfos on Sun Apr 30 14:29:51 EDT 2017 https://t.co/TlEjHNlLl5 #Sri Lanka #Thailand #Indonesia #Argentine #Brésil #Mexique #Bolivia #Venezuela #Madagascar #Réunion #Mauritius
From @lvnastorta on Sun Apr 30 14:28:32 EDT 2017 RT @CGdrawing: Sri Lanka female photographer Maria Svarbova https://t.co/q9uTxlsd1D
From @mir_sidiquee on Sun Apr 30 14:28:08 EDT 2017 There was a 15 day old baby & a 4months old child, We've taken them to port and provided food and medical attention https://t.co/wCXKvOb40e
From @SL_BotCN on Sun Apr 30 14:26:49 EDT 2017 RT @Sparkwinn5: Sri Lanka's exports as a share of gross domestic product has fallen in the last decade from 30 percent to 13 percent.#LKA #?
From @globeblogueurs on Sun Apr 30 14:26:27 EDT 2017 @MiFugueMiRaison @JSPVoyager Merci pour cette découverte, zou on garde ça sous le coude, on devrait aller au sri Lanka en fin d'année !