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EDM code : Etudiants Du Monde / Students of the World.
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Sri Lanka - Physical geography

Area : 65 610 Km2
Water : 1.3 %
Lands under cultivation : 29 %
Wild pasture lands : 7 %
Forests : 30 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Indian Ocean)
Max. Height : 2538 m (Pidurutalagala)


Sri Lanka - Climate
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Sri Lanka - People
Nationality : Sri Lankan
Main language(s) : Singhalese (74%), Tamil (18%), English (10%)

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Population (2005) : 19 586 000 people
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Density : 299 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 1.94 children / woman
Life expectancy : 74 years
Urban population : 21 %

Main cities :
3 700 000 people Colombo (aggl.)
850 000 people Colombo (capital)
180 000 people Moratuwa
135 000 people Jaffna
115 000 people Kotte
110 000 people Kandy


Sri Lanka - Economy
Currency : Rupee (LKR) = 100 Cents
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 124.5 Rupees (LKR)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 16.4 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 837 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 22.76 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 1162 dollars


Sri Lanka - Miscellaneous information
CONSUMPTION (individual / year) (world rank 1997) :
- Tea = 1.3 Kg (8)
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Tea (3)
- Coconuts (4)
- Rubber (8)
- Rice (19)
- Cocoa (27)
- Sapphires
- Phosphate (28)
OTHER RESOURCES & PRODUCTS :
- Textiles & clothes


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