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1.0/5 (3 votes)
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Sajith beats Ravi in close contest Gamage knocks out Dayasiri Ranil Wickremsinghe, who has the distinction of being the most maligned politician in the country, virtually rose from the ashes to deliver a crushing defeat to Karu Jayasuriya,his...
Tuesday, 20 December 2011 | 656 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
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Government and Defense Web Sites Government of Sri Lanka Official Web Portal Presidential Secretariat of Sri Lanka Media Centre for National Security Ministry of Defence Army Air Force Navy Defense related Blogs DefenseWire...
Thursday, 30 April 2009 | 15194 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
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Airports: 18 (2007) Airports - with paved runways: total: 14 over 3,047 m: 1 1,524 to 2,437 m: 6 914 to 1,523 m: 7 (2007) Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 4 914 to 1,523 m: 1 under 914 m: 3 (2007)...
Friday, 13 June 2008 | 1322 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
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  Telephones - main lines in use: 2.742 million (2007)  Telephones - mobile cellular: 7.983 million (2007) Telephone system: general assessment: telephone services have improved significantly and are available in...
Friday, 13 June 2008 | 1305 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
5. Economy
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  Economy overview: In 1977, Colombo abandoned statist economic policies and its import substitution trade policy for more market-oriented policies, export-oriented trade, and encouragement of foreign investment. Recent changes in...
Friday, 13 June 2008 | 1795 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
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  Country name: conventional long form: Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka conventional short form: Sri Lanka local long form: Shri Lamka Prajatantrika Samajaya di Janarajaya/Ilankai Jananayaka Choshalichak...
Friday, 13 June 2008 | 1680 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
7. People
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  Population: 21,128,773 note: since the outbreak of hostilities between the government and armed Tamil separatists in the mid-1980s, several hundred thousand Tamil civilians have fled the island and more than 200,000 Tamils have...
Friday, 13 June 2008 | 1749 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
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  Location: Southern Asia, island in the Indian Ocean, south of India  Geographic coordinates: 7 00 N, 81 00 E Map references: Asia Area: total: 65,610 sq km land: 64,740 sq km water: 870 sq km...
Friday, 13 June 2008 | 1573 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
2.0/5 (2 votes)
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Sri Lanka is an island country in the Indian Ocean, off the south eastern coast of India. Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (Sinhalese: ශ්‍රී ලංකාව Tamil: இலங்கை; known as...
Thursday, 12 June 2008 | 17376 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more



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