Sri lanka map of world. Economic capital and largest city is colombo surrounded by populous suburbs like dehiwala mount lavinia moratuwa and the administrative capital of sri lanka sri jayawardenapura kotte which is situated more or less within the former capital. This is the official site of sri lanka tourism. Sri lanka is one of nearly 200 countries illustrated on our blue ocean laminated map of the world. According to the mahavamsa the legendary prince vijaya named the land tambapanni copper red hands or copper red earth because his followers hands were reddened by the red soil of the area.
Map of sri lanka and travel information about sri lanka brought to you by lonely planet. Beruwela top access full map beruwela is a small resort town in the south western coastal belt of sri lanka. Find travel ideas for planning your holiday to sri lanka. Who country health profile of sri lanka provides key statistics information news features and journal articles on the countrys public health issues and services.
Sri lanka has a population of 206 million people official estimate 2010. This is a file from the wikimedia commons. In antiquity sri lanka was known to travellers by a variety of names. This map shows a.
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Sri lanka is located in southern asia. Sri lanka is an island that is bordered by the gulf of mannar to the west the bay of bengal to the east and palk bay to the northwest. This is the official site of sri lanka tourism.