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Kandy Temple of the Tooth - Photo by mckaysavage - CC-BY


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Resources and links about Sri Lanka

Esala Perahera (Procession) - Photo by S Baker - CC-BY

Go To Sri Lanka Capital Colombo City Profile - To Sri Lanka History


Background Note: Sri Lanka __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department -

CIA - The World Factbook -- Sri Lanka __ A detailed look at Sri Lanka including history, culture, political structure, economy and many other topics. - From US Central Intelligence Agency -

Colleges and Universities - Sri Lanka __ List of schools with direct contact links. - from Christina DeMello -

Country Profile: Sri Lanka __ A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "Nestling off the southern tip of India, the tropical island of Sri Lanka has beguiled travellers for centuries with its palm-fringed beaches, diverse landscapes and historical monuments...But for nearly two decades, the island was scarred by a bitter civil war arising out of ethnic tensions." - illustrated - From BBC -

Economy of Sri Lanka __ "With an economy of $80.58 billion, and a per capita GDP of about $4,700, Sri Lanka has mostly enjoyed strong growth rates in recent years. Sri Lanka began to shift away from a socialist orientation in 1977." An encyclopedic article. - From wikipedia - 
Embassy of Sri Lanka - Washington DC __ A good place to begin a study of Sri Lanka. You will find a country overview, politics, speeches, news and more. - illustrated - From Embassy of Sri Lanka -

Ethnologue report for Sri Lanka __ Web page dedicated to the languages spoken in Sri Lanka. - From SIL International -

Maps Of Sri Lanka __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection and others. - From -


pictures of Sri Lanka at - sri lanka pictures ... __ "Sri Lanka pictures including Sigiriya Rock, Standing Buddha at Aukana, Adams Peak, Kandy, Negombo, Galle, coastline, and more!" - illustrted - From - 

Sri Lanka __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress -

Sri Lanka __ A guide to law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress -

Sri Lanka __ "Marco Polo considered Sri Lanka the finest island of its size in all the world, and you'll likely agree after exploring the country's fabled delights. What takes your fancy? Beaches? The coastal stretch south of Colombo offers palm-lined sandy expanses as far as the eye can see. Culture? Try the Kandyan dances, a procession of elephants or the masked devil dances. Ruins? You'll find enough ancient and inspiring architecture in the cities of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa to satisfy that inner archaeologist, we promise." History, culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet -


Sri Lanka __ Good overview of Sri Lanka including history, culture and statistics. - illustrated - From Infoplease -
Sri Lanka Economy and Economic Indicators __ You will find an overview of the economy of Sri Lanka broken down by sector and social economic indicators. - From - 

Sri Lanka - geography Flag, Map, Economy ... __ "Sri Lanka Interactive Factbook: GEOGRAPHY, Flag, Map,Geography, People, Government, Economy, Transportation, Communications." - illustrated - From -

Sri Lanka: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From -


Sri Lanka Government __ Official website for the government of Sri Lanka. You will find information related to government ministries, statistics, news, foreign policy and much more. - illustrated - From Government of Sri Lanka -

Sri Lanka News - - Latest Hot News from Sri Lanka __ News source updated around the clock. - illustrated - From -
sri lanka map and map of sri lanka information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps of Sri Lanka, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From -


Sri Lanka Photos __ You will find galleries of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Sri Lanka. - illustrated - From -

Sri Lanka Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Sri Lanka as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Sri Lanka and more. - illustrated - From - 

Sri Lanka Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the video clips have been reviewed by There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From - 


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