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Outline of Sri Lanka

An enlargeable map of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Sri Lanka:

Sri Lanka – island country in the northern Indian Ocean off the southeast coast of the Indian subcontinent in South Asia. Known until 1972 as Ceylon (/sɨˈlɒnˌ seɪ-ˌ siː-/), Sri Lanka has maritime borders with India to the northwest and the Maldives to the southwest. Sri Lanka has a documented history that spans over 3,000 years, but there are theories to suggest that Sri Lanka had pre-historic human settlements dating back to at least 125,000 years. Its geographic location and deep harbours made it of great strategic importance from the time of the ancient Silk Road through to World War II. Sri Lanka is a republic and a unitary state governed by a presidential system. The capital, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, is a suburb of the largest city, Colombo. It is also an important producer of tea, coffee, gemstones, coconuts, rubber, and the native cinnamon, the island contains tropical forests and diverse landscapes with a high amount of biodiversity.

Contents

  • General reference 1
  • Geography of Sri Lanka 2
    • Environment of Sri Lanka 2.1
      • Natural geographic features of Sri Lanka 2.1.1
    • Regions of Sri Lanka 2.2
      • Ecoregions of Sri Lanka 2.2.1
      • Administrative divisions of Sri Lanka 2.2.2
        • Provinces of Sri Lanka 2.2.2.1
        • Districts of Sri Lanka 2.2.2.2
    • Demography of Sri Lanka 2.3
  • Government and politics of Sri Lanka 3
    • Branches of the government of Sri Lanka 3.1
      • Executive branch of the government of Sri Lanka 3.1.1
      • Legislative branch of the government of Sri Lanka 3.1.2
      • Judicial branch of the government of Sri Lanka 3.1.3
    • Foreign relations of Sri Lanka 3.2
      • International organization membership 3.2.1
    • Law and order in Sri Lanka 3.3
    • Military of Sri Lanka 3.4
    • Local government in Sri Lanka 3.5
  • History of Sri Lanka 4
  • Culture of Sri Lanka 5
    • Art in Sri Lanka 5.1
    • Sports in Sri Lanka 5.2
  • Economy and infrastructure of Sri Lanka 6
  • Education in Sri Lanka 7
  • Health in Sri Lanka 8
  • See also 9
  • References 10
  • External links 11

General reference

An enlargeable basic map of Sri Lanka

Geography of Sri Lanka

An enlargeable topographic map of Sri Lanka

Environment of Sri Lanka

An enlargeable satellite image of Sri Lanka

Natural geographic features of Sri Lanka

Regions of Sri Lanka

Ecoregions of Sri Lanka

Administrative divisions of Sri Lanka

Provinces of Sri Lanka
Districts of Sri Lanka

Demography of Sri Lanka

Government and politics of Sri Lanka

Main article: Government of Sri Lanka and Politics of Sri Lanka

Branches of the government of Sri Lanka

Executive branch of the government of Sri Lanka

Legislative branch of the government of Sri Lanka

Judicial branch of the government of Sri Lanka

Foreign relations of Sri Lanka

International organization membership

The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka is a member of:[1]

Law and order in Sri Lanka

Military of Sri Lanka

Local government in Sri Lanka

History of Sri Lanka

Main article: History of Sri Lanka and Timeline of the history of Sri Lanka

Culture of Sri Lanka

Architecture

Art in Sri Lanka

Sports in Sri Lanka

Economy and infrastructure of Sri Lanka

Education in Sri Lanka

Health in Sri Lanka

See also

References

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External links

Government
  • Official web portal of the Government of Sri Lanka
  • Office of the President of Sri Lanka
  • Ministry of Defence, Sri Lanka
  • Central Bank of Sri Lanka
Tourism
  • The Official Website of Sri Lanka Tourist Board
  • Sri Lanka Travel Guide and Country Reference
  • Lonely Planet Destination Guide- Sri Lanka
  • Ministry of Tourism
Business
  • Board of Investment of Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lanka Export Development Board
  • Colombo Stock Exchange
  • Sri Lanka Business Directory
Other
  • Virtual Library Sri Lanka
  • The CIA World Factbook - Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lanka - UNESCO World Heritage Centre
  • Collection of slides of Sri Lanka, University of Pennsylvania library
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