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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 @cricketnext on Fri Nov 24 02:44:16 EST 2017 #INDvSL Karunaratne, Chandimal help SL cross 100. SL 105/3 after 45 overs. https://t.co/BkPQsqcS4m
From @f4160f6a1ce84da on Fri Nov 24 02:44:15 EST 2017 RT @BCCI: 2nd Test. 43.5: R Jadeja to D Chandimal (20), 4 runs, 98/3 https://t.co/wUkt7mobyc #IndvSL #TeamIndia @Paytm
From @TeamImVKohli on Fri Nov 24 02:44:12 EST 2017 TEAM 100: Sri Lanka 103/3 (44.4 ov, won the toss) v India Chandimal 24 (48) Karunaratne 44 (128) https://t.co/B1IbNLhSN8
From @rjdeepanshu on Fri Nov 24 02:44:11 EST 2017 RT @BCCI: 2nd Test. 44.4: U Yadav to D Chandimal (24), 4 runs, 103/3 https://t.co/wUkt7mobyc #IndvSL #TeamIndia @Paytm
From @PhenomenalGlobe on Fri Nov 24 02:44:00 EST 2017 Looking for a new #kiteboarding spot with strong wind, turquoise water and no crowd? Head to #Mannar, #SriLanka new? https://t.co/5BH7pYDJbb
From @htTweets on Fri Nov 24 02:43:54 EST 2017 RT @HTSportsNews: #INDvSL | 3000 Test runs for Sri Lanka skipper @chandi_17 LIVE | https://t.co/SojVENAM4b https://t.co/DPQljYgtxq
From @f4160f6a1ce84da on Fri Nov 24 02:43:53 EST 2017 RT @BCCI: 29.6: WICKET! A Mathews (10) is out, lbw Ravindra Jadeja, 60/3 https://t.co/wUkt7mobyc #IndvSL #TeamIndia @Paytm
From @HTSportsNews on Fri Nov 24 02:43:50 EST 2017 #INDvSL | 3000 Test runs for Sri Lanka skipper @chandi_17 LIVE | https://t.co/SojVENAM4b https://t.co/DPQljYgtxq
From @sayankohlim on Fri Nov 24 02:43:45 EST 2017 RT @HTSportsNews: Runs prove @imVkohli ?s ability, like Sunil Gavaskar?s, to switch off captaincy worries, writes @ananthanarayan https://?
From @Jothipala_Bot on Fri Nov 24 02:43:45 EST 2017 RT @IExpressSports: #INDvSL Chandimal with a gorgeous drive to bring up his 3000 Test runs and 100 for Sri Lanka. Forming nice little stan?
From @IndianExpress on Fri Nov 24 02:43:44 EST 2017 RT @IExpressSports: #INDvSL Chandimal with a gorgeous drive to bring up his 3000 Test runs and 100 for Sri Lanka. Forming nice little stan?
From @Jothipala_Bot on Fri Nov 24 02:43:33 EST 2017 RT @BCCIfc: 2nd Test: After 45.0 Ov, Sri Lanka 105/3. Dimuth Karunaratne 44 (128b), Dinesh Chandimal 26 (50b) #INDvSL
From @BCCIfc on Fri Nov 24 02:43:33 EST 2017 2nd Test: After 45.0 Ov, Sri Lanka 105/3. Dimuth Karunaratne 44 (128b), Dinesh Chandimal 26 (50b) #INDvSL