About Other Important Details of Sri Lanka

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Capital : Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte(Administrative)
Colombo MC (Commercial)
6°56′N 79°52′E
Largest city : Colombo
Official languages : Sinhalese / Tamil
Recognized : English
Demonym : Sri Lankan
Government : Unitary semi-presidential constitutional republic
President : Maithripala Sirisena
Prime Minister : Ranil Wickremesinghe
Speaker of the Parliament : Karu Jayasuriya
Chief Justice : K. Sripavan
Legislature : Parliament
Independence from : United Kingdom
Dominion : 04-Feb-48
Republic : 22-May-72
Current constitution : 07-Sep-78
Total Area : 65,610 km2 (122nd) / 25,332 sq mi
Total Water (%) : 04-Jan-00
Population 2012 census : 20,277,597
Density : 323/km2 (40th) / 836.6/sq mi
GDP (PPP) : 2015 estimate
Total : $233.637 billion (60th)
Per capita : $11,069 (99th)
GDP (nominal) : 2015 estimate
Total : $80.591 billion (68th)
Per capita : $3,818 (114th)
Gini (2010) : 36.4 – medium
HDI (2013) : Increase 0.750 – high · 73rd
Currency : Sri Lankan rupee (LKR)
Time zone : SLST (UTC+5:30)
Date format : dd/mm/yyyy (AD) (English) or yyyy/mm/dd (Sinhala)
Drives on the : left
Calling code : +94
ISO 3166 code : LK
Internet TLD : .lk
Flag : Lion Flag
Emblem : Gold Lion Passant
Anthem : “Sri Lanka Matha”
Butterfly : Troides darsius
Bird : Sri Lanka junglefowl
Flower : Blue water lily
Tree : Ceylon ironwood (nā)
Sport : Volleyball
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