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Sri Lanka

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Currency code: 
Currency name: 
Sri Lankan rupee
Country name: 
Sri Lanka
Capital: 
Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte
Country code: 
Continent: 
Independence: 
February 4, 1948
Independent from: 
from the UK
Total area: 
65,610
Land area: 
64,630
Water area: 
980
Population: 
21,675,648
Population note: 
21,675,648 (July 2013 est.)
Official language: 
Sinhala Tamil
All languages: 
Sinhala (official and national language) 74%, Tamil (national language) 18%, other 8% note: English, spoken competently by about 10% of the population, is commonly used in government and is referred to as the link language in the constitution
Time zone: 
SLST (UTC+5:30)
Date format: 
dd/mm/yyyy
Drive on: 
Left
Calling code: 
+94
Domain: 
.lk