Sri Lanka

Summary

Official Language
Form of Government
Republic
Semi-presidential system
Unitary state
Capital
Currency Used
Contained by
Area
65,610 km² (25332 mi²)
Population
GDP (nominal)
13029697561.0 (1995, US$)
2,875,625,000 (1973, US$)
49567521670.0 (2010, US$)
GDP (nominal per capita)
4,400 (2008, US$)
 

Country

Internet TLD
lk
Languages spoken
ISO Short Name
SRI LANKA
FIPS Code
CE
Administrative Divisions
National anthem
Currency Formerly Used
Calling Code
94
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Sri Lanka (1972-05-22)
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Beer country / region

Beers from here
 

Administrative Area

Adjectival form
Sri Lankan
Administrative parent
Administrative children
Short name
lk
 

Sports Team Location

Teams
 

Taxonomy Subject

entry
Library of Congress Classification (DS, 488, 490)
 

Dated location

Date founded
1948-02-04
 

Countries

Continent
 

Organization member

Member of
South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme
United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti
 

Bibs Location

Type
Country
 

Filming location

Featured In Films
 

Cyclone-affected area

Affected by cyclones
 

Location

Events
Contains
Partially contained by
Adjoins
Time zone(s)
UTC+5:30
People born here
Adjectival form
Sri Lankan
Geolocation
80.4303409836 × 7.56534590164
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
 

Olympic participating country

Olympics participated in
Athletes
Athletic performances
IOC Code
SRI
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Government positions
Government bodies
Governing officials
Agencies
Ceylon Ministry of External Affairs and Defence
Sri Lanka Ministry of Defence, Public Security, Law and Order
Government
 

Sport Country

Athletic performances
Multi-event tournaments participated in
 

Cryptid area of occurrence

Cryptid(s) found here
Devil Bird
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Sri Lankan
 

Statistical region

GDP growth rate
3.818 (1962)
2.473 (1988)
2.299 (1989)
Internet users as percentage of population
1.81 (2005)
2.564 (2006)
0 (1990)
Life expectancy
62.709 (1970)
63.31 (1971)
63.898 (1972)
Military expenditure as percentage of GDP
2.371 (1988)
1.799 (1989)
2.329 (1990)
Fertility rate
4.734 (1967)
4.609 (1968)
4.477 (1969)
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