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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, formerly Ceylon, island country lying in the Indian Ocean and separated from peninsular India by the Palk Strait. It is located between latitudes 5°55' and 9°51' N and longitudes 79°41' and 81°53' E and has a maximum length of 268 miles (432 km) and amaximum width of 139 miles (224 km).

Proximity to the Indian subcontinent has facilitated close cultural interactions between Sri Lanka and India from ancient times. At a crossroads of maritime routes traversing the Indian Ocean.

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License ID: 1464068951 Colombo Port City Ariel view

Member since: 2015

 

Capital

Colombo

Population (2015)

21,323,734

GNI Per Capita (2016)

$3,832.1

Emissions Per Capita (2014)

1.897 tons

Website Links

National Focal Points

Lakshman Yapa Abeywardhana

STATE MINISTER OF FINANCE

Ministry of Finance

Chandrasiri Thilak Maliduwapathirana

SENIOR ADVISOR TO THE HON. STATE MINISTER OF FINANCE

Ministry of Finance

Uditha Fernando

Nirmali Priyanthi

Ramya Gunasekara

Ravi Karunanayake

Dilshad De Alwis

National Climate Vulnerability Level and actions

0 Average

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Most Recent Year

2019

Most Recent Value (USD, Millions )

296,959.44

Most Recent Year

2019

Most Recent Value (USD, Millions )

84,008.78

News from Sri Lanka

Not available.