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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 @vidulaj on Sat Feb 23 10:14:38 EST 2019 Kusal Mendis, Oshada Fernando lead Sri Lanka to historic series win https://t.co/H0sxEf0r8M
From @shashika24 on Sat Feb 23 10:14:35 EST 2019 RT @bhogleharsha: We knew of the undeniable class of Kusal Mendis. But this Oshada Fernando can bat! Many heroes for Sri Lanka, especially?
From @ellawanderlustx on Sat Feb 23 10:14:33 EST 2019 New blog post on our time in amazing Ella town, Sri Lanka! https://t.co/ONAwivyTjy https://t.co/ESOPKgN2w8
From @ZafriZee on Sat Feb 23 10:14:32 EST 2019 RT @ICC: Before Sri Lanka, only Australia and England had won away Test series in South Africa. #SAvSL REPORT ? https://t.co/za0qRRWNu9 ht?
From @JeelanPrince on Sat Feb 23 10:14:26 EST 2019 Year 2019: - India won a Test series in Aus - West Indies won a Test series v Eng - Sri Lanka wins a Test series i? https://t.co/MhbNp9K2f4
From @VEntertain321 on Sat Feb 23 10:14:19 EST 2019 https://t.co/65ezRtveHv #AK4DelhiStatehood #ValueYourTimeSaysStRamRahim #AFGvIRE #NamumkinAbMumkinHai? https://t.co/Y2Wd61O2rJ
From @MohammadAhsanM6 on Sat Feb 23 10:14:05 EST 2019 RT @ICC: ? HISTORIC WIN FOR SRI LANKA ? Unbeaten fifties from Oshada Fernando and Kusal Mendis on the third morning help the visitors regi?
From @ShortThirdMan on Sat Feb 23 10:13:52 EST 2019 RT @SampathStats: AFGHANISTAN 273/2 in 19.2 overs ? The highest team total in Twenty20 cricket. RCB (263/5) vs PWI in 2013 and Australia (?
From @asif_md_07 on Sat Feb 23 10:13:45 EST 2019 RT @RusselArnold69: Oru naal oru aala puli thoratha avan meda thaandi sarivula paanji kodiya pudichi thonga, andha kodi paambu nu theriya,?
From @naif_sultan on Sat Feb 23 10:13:44 EST 2019 RT @irbishi: Ayubowan Sri Lanka. So many seniors missing. Yet @OfficialSLC are the first Asian team to win a series in South Africa. One of?
From @im_naddy on Sat Feb 23 10:13:34 EST 2019 RT @RusselArnold69: Oru naal oru aala puli thoratha avan meda thaandi sarivula paanji kodiya pudichi thonga, andha kodi paambu nu theriya,?
From @ajithku44580363 on Sat Feb 23 10:13:33 EST 2019 RT @RusselArnold69: Oru naal oru aala puli thoratha avan meda thaandi sarivula paanji kodiya pudichi thonga, andha kodi paambu nu theriya,?
From @sasi8128 on Sat Feb 23 10:13:31 EST 2019 RT @Sportskeeda: South Africa vs Sri Lanka 2019, Test Series: Scintillating Sri Lanka overpower and outplay the Proteas to create history h?
From @RMundayur on Sat Feb 23 10:13:31 EST 2019 RT @benjonescricket: If we use the Elder Wand ranking system, as you know we should, then: - India were No.1, went to SA and lost - SA th?
From @notty_shabz on Sat Feb 23 10:13:27 EST 2019 RT @ESPNcricinfo: Sri Lanka do what no subcontinent side has done before, here are the best numbers from an unforgettable series win in one?