Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is an island in the South Indian Ocean and is found south of India. The two countries are separated by the Palk Strait, which is 23 km wide. The capital of Sri Lanka, Colombo, is on the west coast line.

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Population: 22.577 million
Ethnic Groups: Sinhalese (74.9%), Sri Lankan Tamil (11.2%), Sri Lankan Moors (9.2%), Indian Tamil (4.2%), Other (0.5%)
Languages: Sinhala (Official and National Language) (74%), Tamil (National Language) (18%), Other (8%)
Religions: Buddhist (Official) (70.2%), Hindu (12.6%), Muslim (9.7%), Roman Catholic (6.1%), Other Christian (1.3%), Other (0.05%)
Capital: Colombo
CIA: The World Factbook — Last Updated December 26, 2019

Sri Lankans in Canada

Sri Lankan Population in Canada


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