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Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in the northern Indian Ocean off the southeast coast of the Indian subcontinent in South Asia. Known until 1972 as Ceylon, Sri Lanka has maritime borders with India to the northwest and the Maldives to the southwest.


  1. "Sri Lanka" is a book by Ramiro A. Calle.
  2. "Sri Lanka" is a book by Mahen Tampoe.
    • also known as "Sri Lanka: divisions and destiny"
  3. "Sri Lanka" is a book by Elizabeth Nissan.
    • also known as "Sri Lanka: a bitter harvest"
  4. "Sri Lanka" is a book by Vijaya Samaraweera.
  5. "Sri Lanka" is a book by Sylvia Whitehouse.
    • also known as "Sri Lanka: a basic annotated bibliography for students, librarians and general readers"

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  1. "Sri Lanka" is an award-winning portfolio by Q. Sakamaki with caption: For decades Sri Lanka has suffered fighting between forces of the mainly Sinhalese government and Tamil Tiger rebels, who want an independent homeland in the north and east of the island. Despite a four-year-old ceasefire agreement, conflict once again broke out in late 2005 and continued to grow even though both sides at first reaffirmed their commitment to peace.
    • begun on and completed on (9 years ago)
    • media: photograph
    • award:
      • World Press Photo Award for People in the News (Stories) nomination for Q. Sakamaki
      • World Press Photo Award for People in the News (Stories), received by Q. Sakamaki
  2. "Sri Lanka" is an artwork by Laxma Goud.

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Sri Lanka

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Google previewCulture and Economy in the Indian Diaspora (2003)

by Bhikhu Parekh, Gurharpal Singh, Professor Department of Politics and Asian Studies Gurharpal Singh, Dr, Professor of Transnational Anthropology Steven Vertovec, Steven Vertovec

Sri Lanka is a land of many migrations, constituted by people from many diasporas – Indian, Arab, Chinese, European. Strategically situated at the intersection of major Asian trade routes, east and west, before the ...

Google previewThe Status, Reputation and Image of the Library and Information Profession (1994)

Proceedings of the IFLA Pre-Session Seminar, Delhi, 24-28 August 1992 ; Under the Auspices of the IFLA Round Table for the Management of Library Associations by Russell Bowden, Donald E. Wijasuriya

Kamaldeen Introduction Sri Lanka is an island situated in the Indian Ocean. It has an area of 25,332 sq. miles and is separated from the Indian sub-continent by a narrow strip of shallow water the Palk Strait. The island is situated between 5°5' ...

Google previewSri Lanka: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Use of Fund Resources--Request for an Extended Arrangement--Staff Report; Staff Statement; News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion (2003)

by International Monetary Fund

Although Sri Lanka is a relatively open economy, further rationalization of import duty exemptions, waivers, and licensing would improve the transparency of the trade regime and resource allocation. To this end, the government intends to cut ...

Google previewBuddhism in the Modern World (2012)

by David L. McMahan

Although frequently spoken of as a single, unified tradition, Buddhism in modern Sri Lanka is a confluence of various, sometimes contradictory, ideas and practices. For some people, Buddhism is a symbol of national unity and a cultural ...

Google previewSri Lanka Company Laws and Regulations Handbook (2008)

by International Business Publications, USA

COUNTRY DESCRIPTION: Sri Lanka is a presidential parliamentary democracy with a developing economy. The country has been seriously disrupted since 1983 by a civil war and related urban terrorism. Despite the armed insurgency, ...

Google previewTourism in South and Southeast Asia (2012)

by C. Michael Hall, Stephen Page

Sri Lanka is a large island which, as well as offering a beach environment, also has a rich and exotic variety of wildlife, verdant vegetation and ancient monuments. By contrast, the Republic of the Maldives comprises nearly 1200 islands in 26 ...

Google previewIn Stereotype (2014)

South Asia in the Global Literary Imaginary by Mrinalini Chakravorty

Ondaatje's Sri Lanka is a stereotype that makes several demands. It moves us toward a new affective understanding of ...

Google previewSri Lanka Business Law Handbook (2013)

Strategic Information and Laws by International Business Publications, USA

COUNTRY DESCRIPTION: Sri Lanka is a presidential parliamentary democracy with a developing economy. The country has been seriously disrupted since 1983 by a civil war and related urban terrorism. Despite the armed insurgency, ...

Google previewSummary Proceedings of the Sixty-Second Annual Meetings 2008 (2012)

by International Monetary Fund

Sri Lanka is a net importer of commodities particularly oil. Our recent gains from commodity exports have been more than absorbed by the sharply increased cost of the oil bill, which showed a threefold increase within a matter of two years.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Sri Lanka (1998)

by S. W. R. de A. Samarasinghe, Vidyamali Samarasinghe

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) (q.v.) boycotted the elections and the United National Party (UNP) (q.v.) won power in every province. Elections to the northeast PC were held in November 1988 and the Eelam People's Revolutionary ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Monasticism (2013)

by William M. Johnston

Samanens training for the Bhikkhuni Ordination at the Rangiri Dambulla Training Center, Dambulla, Sri Lanka. Photo courtesy of Nirmala S. Salgado the upasampada in Bodh Gaya, India, from Theravada bhikkhums, who had been ordained ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sacred Places (2011)

by Norbert Brockman

Sri Lanka Ajanta, India Anurhadhpura, Sri Lanka Bagan, Myanmar/Burma Bamiyan, Afghanistan Bodhnath Stupa, Nepal Borobudur, Indonesia Buddhist Pilgrimages Chao Tuptim (Penis Shrine), ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Varieties of English (2013)

by Raymond Hickey

The Dutch maintained trading posts insouthIndia, inCeylon(Sri Lanka), in various parts of later Indonesia and in...

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I'm a Canadian citizen. But I always want to feel at home in Sri Lanka. I'm a member of both countries. (Michael Ondaatje)
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