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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 @cottonreddy on Sun Mar 26 22:44:07 EDT 2017 India sourcing fair hosting over 30 companies in Sri Lanka - https://t.co/0yT6YtOzmd #GoogleAlerts
From @FluTrackers on Sun Mar 26 22:42:53 EDT 2017 #SriLanka - Dengue on the rise https://t.co/e4Lxr7LmV0 @RonanKelly13
From @Jothipala_Bot on Sun Mar 26 22:42:22 EDT 2017 RT @TheMachine: India will become the world's youngest country by 2020 with an average age of 29, India's envoy in Sri Lanka said on Sunday.
From @TheMachine on Sun Mar 26 22:42:22 EDT 2017 India will become the world's youngest country by 2020 with an average age of 29, India's envoy in Sri Lanka said on Sunday.
From @RDSWEB on Sun Mar 26 22:41:20 EDT 2017 RT @osint: Sri Lanka participates in APCERT Cyber Drill https://t.co/UpgLzkDAAF https://t.co/BvSwLMBeCf
From @niikoh93 on Sun Mar 26 22:40:15 EDT 2017 Sri Lanka - Ella by philip-platzer https://t.co/1vOlsdGvuE
From @Charismatic321 on Sun Mar 26 22:39:41 EDT 2017 Ashish Nehra Claimed 6 for 59 vs Sri Lanka at Colmbo in 2005 https://t.co/S7WDcXuMrk
From @AyamAtmaBrahm on Sun Mar 26 22:39:14 EDT 2017 RT @thenewsminute: Lyca?s Gnanam Foundation hits out at TN politicians after Rajinikanth cancels Sri Lanka trip https://t.co/NTpYxBtH5i htt?
From @rvaidya2000 on Sun Mar 26 22:38:17 EDT 2017 RT @thenewsminute: Lyca?s Gnanam Foundation hits out at TN politicians after Rajinikanth cancels Sri Lanka trip https://t.co/NTpYxBtH5i htt?
From @Mujeeb_UrRahman on Sun Mar 26 22:37:52 EDT 2017 RT @dbsjeyaraj: Article by D.B.S. Jeyaraj ~ Tamil Nationalist Politics and the Process of "Traitorization" in Sri Lanka https://t.co/Q5vE2b?
From @marwanco on Sun Mar 26 22:37:27 EDT 2017 Sri Lanka - Ella by philip-platzer via @marwanco https://t.co/oFtmkNv7z8
From @Jobbadooba on Sun Mar 26 22:37:18 EDT 2017 Sri Lanka - Ella by philip-platzer https://t.co/pUGbvpmTtI
From @TheQuint on Sun Mar 26 22:36:19 EDT 2017 More than 100 Indian fishermen arrested by Pakistan for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters. https://t.co/xrTAGJSIdS
From @241Photography on Sun Mar 26 22:36:07 EDT 2017 Popular on 500px : Sri Lanka - Ella by philip-platzer https://t.co/YtMapJkrMd https://t.co/UnKTqiKpDY
From @ILove500px on Sun Mar 26 22:35:29 EDT 2017 "Sri Lanka - Ella" by philip-platzer (https://t.co/mXLm2zd6XQ) #Landscapes https://t.co/pYlNsFb6vj