Asia SRI LANKA

Published on June 8th, 2014 | by World Flags

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SRI LANKA

SRI LANKA

Flag and country information –
Democratic Socialist Republic of SRI LANKA

Area – 65,600 sq km / 25,328 sq ml

Capital – Colombo

Language – Sinhala, Tamil, English

Currency – Sri Lanke Rupee

Population – 19,742,439

Life expectancy – 70 (men), 74 (women)

Literacy rate – 93 (men), 84% (women)

Religions – 69% Buddist, 15% Hindu, 8% Muslim, 7% Christian

Physical features – flat in the north and coastal plains, hills and mountains in central interior and south

Ethnic distribution – 73% Sinhalese, 19% Tamil and 7% Moors or Muslims

Exports – tea, rubber, coconut products, graphite, sapphires, rubies, other gemstones, textiles and garments


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