Subdivisions of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka (/sriːˈlɑːŋkə, -ˈlæŋkə/ or /ʃriː-/; śrī laṃkāva, ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country...
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Names of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is an island country that has been known by many names. The existence of the island has been known to the Indic, Chinese, Persian, Arabic, and Western civilisations for many millennia and th...
History of Sri Lanka
The history of Sri Lanka begins around 30,000 years ago when the island was first inhabited. Chronicles, including the Mahawansa, the Dipavamsa, the Culavamsa and the Rajaveliya, record events from th...
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Prehistory of Sri Lanka
This article deals with the prehistory of Sri Lanka since human habitation and covers the Palaeolithic, Mesolithic and early Iron ages until the ancient history of Sri Lanka.There is evidence of Paleo...
Ancient history of Sri Lanka
The Ancient history of Sri Lanka begins with the gradual onset of historical records in the final centuries BC, ending the prehistoric period.According to the Mahavamsa, the original inhabitants of Sr...
Medieval history of Sri Lanka
The Medieval history of Sri Lanka is dated from the end the of Anuradhapura Kingdom, in 1017, to the start of British Colonial occupation in 1815.
Kingdom of Ruhuna(B.C 210 - B.C 161) The first ki...
Colonial history of Sri Lanka
The Colonial history of Sri Lanka is dated from the start of the Portuguese period in Ceylon, in 1505, until Sri Lanka achieved independence in 1948.
The first Europeans to visit Sri Lanka in mode...
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Geography of Sri Lanka
The main island of Sri Lanka, formerly called Ceylon, is an island in the Indian Ocean belongs to Sri Lanka, located in Southern Asia, southeast of India, in a strategic location near major Indian Oce...
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Environment of Sri Lanka
The environment of Sri Lanka is unique in being one of the world's bio-diversity hot-spots.
Sri Lanka was once part of the southern supercontinent Gondwana, which also included South America, Afri...
Wildlife of Sri Lanka
Wildlife of Sri Lanka includes its flora and fauna and their natural habitats. Sri Lanka has one of the highest rates of biological endemism (16% of the fauna and 23% of flowering plants are endemic) ...
Politics of Sri Lanka
Politics of Sri Lanka takes place in a framework of a presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the President of Sri Lanka is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-...
Constitution of Sri Lanka
The Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka has been the constitution of the island nation of Sri Lanka since its original promulgation by the National State Assembly on 7 Septe...
Elections in Sri Lanka
Elections in Sri Lanka gives information on election and election results in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka elects on national level a head of state - the president - and a legislature. The president is electe...
Provinces of Sri Lanka
In Sri Lanka, provinces (Sinhala: පළාත, Tamil: மாகாணம்) are the first level administrative division. They were first established by the British rulers of Ceylon in 1833. Over the next century ...
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Districts of Sri Lanka
In Sri Lanka, districts (Sinhala: දිස්ත්‍රි‌ක්‌ක, Tamil: மாவட்டம்) are the second-level administrative divisions, and are included in a province. There are 25 districts organized into 9 provin...
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Divisional Secretariats of Sri Lanka
The districts of Sri Lanka are divided into administrative sub-units known as divisional secretariats. These were originally based on the feudal counties, the korales and ratas. They were formerly kno...
List of cities in Sri Lanka
The following is a list of cities in Sri Lanka.
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List of towns in Sri Lanka
The following is a list of towns in Sri Lanka.
Foreign relations of Sri Lanka
Foreign relations of Sri Lanka refers to the diplomatic and commercial relations between Sri Lanka and other countries. Sri Lanka has stressed its principle of friendship towards all, enmity towards n...
Sri Lanka Armed Forces
The Sri Lanka Armed Forces is the overall unified military of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka encompassing the Sri Lanka Army, the Sri Lanka Navy, and the Sri Lanka Air Force; they are ...
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South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is an economic and geopolitical organisation of eight countries that are primarily located in South Asia....
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Non-Aligned Movement
The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) is a group of states which are not formally aligned with or against any major power bloc. As of 2012, the movement has 120 members and 17 observer countries.The organiza...
Economy of Sri Lanka
With an economy worth $76 billion (2014) ($193 billion PPP estimate), and a per capita GDP of about $9470 (PPP), Sri Lanka has mostly had strong growth rates in recent years. In GDP per capita terms, ...
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Tea production in Sri Lanka
Tea production is one of the main sources of foreign exchange for Sri Lanka (formerly called Ceylon), and accounts for 2% of GDP, contributing roughly $700 million annually to the economy of Sri Lanka...
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Tourism in Sri Lanka
In the twelfth century, the explorer Marco Polo wrote that Sri Lanka was the finest island in the whole world. For centuries it had been a tourism destination, particularly for European travelers. Rec...
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Transport in Sri Lanka
Transport in Sri Lanka is based mainly on the road network which is centred on Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo. There is also a railway network, but it is largely a legacy of British colonial rule and to...
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Demographics of Sri Lanka
This article is about the demographic features of the population of Sri Lanka, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations...
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Languages of Sri Lanka
Several languages are spoken in Sri Lanka within the Indo-Aryan, Dravidian and Austronesian families. Sri Lanka accords official status to Sinhala and Tamil. The languages spoken on the island nation ...
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Religion in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka's population practices a variety of religions. As of the 2011 census 70.2% of Sri Lankans were Theravada Buddhists, 12.6% were Shaivite Hindus, 9.7% were Muslims and 7.4% Christians (6.1% R...
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Culture of Sri Lanka
The culture of Sri Lanka has been influenced by many factors, but has managed to retain many of its ancient aspects. Sri Lankan culture has been influenced by its long history and its Buddhist herita...
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