About Sri Lanka
The map view shows Sri Lanka, an independent island country off the southeastern coast of the India
n subcontinent. Until 1972 the island was known as Ceylon.
The archipelago occupies an area
of 65,610 km², compared it is somewhat larger than twice the size of Belgium
or slightly larger than the U.S. state
of West Virginia
Sri Lanka has a population
of 21.7 million people (in 2019). Its economic capital and largest city is Colombo
. The metropolis is surrounded by populous suburbs like Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Moratuwa. Also within the metropolitan area of Colombo is the country's administrative capital Sri Lanka Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte.
The most populous cities in the country are Negombo, Kandy, Kalmunai, Vavuniya, Galle, and Trincomalee.
are Sinhalese (official) and Tamil.
The Map shows the island with cities, expressways, main roads and streets, Bandaranaike International Airport
: CMB) also known as Katunayake International Airport in Colombo.
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