Sri Lanka

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Official name:Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
Capital:Colombo; note - Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte is the legislative capital
Area:total: 65,610 sq km
water: 870 sq km
land: 64,740 sq km
Climate:tropical monsoon; northeast monsoon (December to March); southwest monsoon (June to October)
Location:Southern Asia, island in the Indian Ocean, south of India
Geographic coordinates:7 00 N, 81 00 E
Comparative Area:slightly larger than West Virginia
Land boundaries:0 km
Coastline:1,340 km
Terrain:mostly low, flat to rolling plain; mountains in south-central interior
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Indian Ocean 0 m
highest point: Pidurutalagala 2,524 m

Map of Sri Lanka

Map of Sri Lanka

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