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Sri Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon, is in . It is an island country in the , south of . Sri Lanka is divided into 9 administrative provinces: Located in the Indian Ocean just south of India, Sri Lanka is an island known for its natural beauty.
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is the largest city and commercial capital of .

is located at the centre of 125 km away from Colombo and is generally recognised as the island nation's cultural capital.

is in the Southern Province of . 's old town with its fortifications have been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

is a UNESCO World Heritage listed city in the of Sri Lanka.

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Western Sri Lanka is a province in .

Central Sri Lanka is a province within . The Central Highlands of Sri Lanka comprises the …

is a province in . The train journey from Colombo takes about 9 hours, and runs along the Mahaweli River Valley among green mountains, offering splendid views on the highlands, tea plantations and countless waterfalls.

North Western Sri Lanka is a province in .

The is in . The is Sri Lanka's Tamil country and, for several decades, was mostly under the control of the Tamil Tigers.

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Sri Lanka

  • Location: ,
  • Population: 21,500,000
  • Latitude of center: 7° 37' 48" (7.63°) north
  • Longitude of center: 80° 43' 12" (80.72°) east
  • Elevation: 394 meters (1293 feet)
  • Capital:
  • Area: 65,610 km² (25,332 miles²)
  • Languages: Sinhala, Tamil and English
  • Currency: Rupee (LKR)
  • Phone code: 94
  • Internet domain: .lk
  • Wikidata: Sri Lanka
  • Wikimedia Commons: Sri Lanka

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Amharic: ሲሪላንካ, Arabic: سريلانكا, Arabic: سري لانكا, Armenian: Շրի Լանկա, Azerbaijani: Şri Lanka, Bambara: Sirilanka, Belarusian: Шры-Ланка, Bengali: শ্রীলঙ্কা, Bosnian: Šri Lanka, Bulgarian: Шри Ланка, Burmese: သီရိလင်္ကာ, Central Khmer: ស្រីលង្កា, Chinese: 斯里兰卡, Croatian: Šri Lanka, Czech: Srí Lanka, Dzongkha: ཤྲཱྀ་ལངཀ, Esperanto: Cejlono, Esperanto: Sri-Lanko, Ewe: Sri Lanka nutome, French: Sri Lanka, Fulah: Siri Lanka, Ganda: Sirilanka, Georgian: შრი-ლანკა, German: Sri Lanka, Greek: Σρι Λάνκα, Gujarati: શ્રીલંકા, Hausa: Siri Lanka, Hebrew: סרי לנקה, Hindi: श्रीलंका, Hindi: श्री लंका, Hungarian: Srí Lanka, Icelandic: Srí Lanka, Indonesian: Sri Langka
Irish: Srí Lanca, Italian: Sri Lanka, Japanese: スリランカ, Japanese: スリランカ民主社会主義共和国, Kannada: ಶ್ರೀಲಂಕಾ, Kikuyu: Sirilanka, Korean: 스리랑카, Kurdish: سریلانکا, Lao: ສີລັງກາ, Latvian: Šrilanka, Lingala: Sirilanka, Lithuanian: Šri Lanka, Luba-Katanga: Sirilanka, Macedonian: Шри Ланка, Malayalam: ശ്രീലങ്ക, Marathi: श्रीलंका, Nepali (macrolanguage): श्रीलङ्का, Oriya (macrolanguage): ଶ୍ରୀଲଙ୍କା, Pali: Lanka-dīpa, Persian: سری لانکا, Persian: سری‌لانکا, Portuguese: Sri Lanka, Rundi: Sirilanka, Russian: Шри-Ланка, Sango: Sirî-Lanka, Sanskrit: Lanka-dvīpa, Sanskrit: Lanka, Sanskrit: Sīhala-dvīpa, Sanskrit: Tāmaraparnī, Serbian: Шри Ланка, Sinhala: Lankāva, Sinhala: Prajatantravadi Samajavadi Janarajaya Sri Lanka, Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකාව
Slovak: Srí Lanka, Slovenian: Šri Lanka, Slovenian: Šrilanka, Somali: Sirilaanka, Spanish: Ceilán, Spanish: Isla Trapobana, Spanish: Sri Lanka, Spanish: Trapobana, Swahili (macrolanguage): Sirilanka, Tamil: Ilankaic Cananayaka Cocalicak Kutiyarcu, Tamil: இலங்கை, Tamil: ஈழம், Telugu: శ్రీలంక, Thai: ศรีลังกา, Tibetan: ཤྲཱི་ལངྐ་།, Tigrinya: ሲሪላንካ, Tonga (Tonga Islands): Silangikā, Ukrainian: Шрі-Ланка, Ukrainian: Шрі Ланка, Urdu: سری لنکا, Vietnamese: Xri Lan-ca (Sri Lanka), Vietnamese: Xri Lan-ca, Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Siri Lanka, Zulu: i-Sri Lanka, Ceylon, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Dominion of Ceylon, Selan, Serendib, Sri Lankā Janarajaya, Taprobane
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