Colombo is the largest city and commercial capital of . Former capital of the nation, Colombo is still perceived by many as the capital though the suburb of Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is now the official capital.
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Jami-Ul-Alfar Mosque (Sinhala: කොලඹ කොටුව රතු පල්ලිය, romanized: Kolomba Kotuwa Rathu Palliya, Tamil: மஸ்ஜிதுல் ஜாமிஉல் அஃபார் அல்லது சம்மாங்கோடு பள்ளிவாசல், romanized: Sammankodu Pallivasal, is a historic mosque in Colombo, . Photo: A.Savin, FAL.

, also known as the Sri Lanka National Museum is one of two museums in Colombo. is situated 3 km south of Colombo. Photo: A.Savin, FAL.

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St. Lucia's Cathedral is the seat of the Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Colombo in . is situated 2 km northeast of Colombo. Photo: A.Savin, FAL.

is a in Colombo in and it is operated and maintained by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority. is situated 1½ km west of Colombo. Photo: Rehman, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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is a suburb part of Colombo, . It is an area known as Colombo 13… is situated 1½ km northeast of Colombo.

is part of the 's administrative capital of Sri Jayawardenapura. is situated 5 km southeast of Colombo.

is a suburb in Colombo, . is also part of an area numbered Colombo 13. is situated 2 km northeast of Colombo.


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