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Sri Lanka
(4,359 words)

Shrī Laṁkā Prajātāntrika Samājavādī (The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

21,084,000

Area

66,000 sq. km (25,000 sq. mi)

Population density

320/sq. km (830/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.35% (per 1,000: births 14, deaths 8)

Under 15 years

23%

Urban dwellers

19% (1.22% p.a.)

Largest cities

Colombo 613,000; Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte 96,600

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

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Cite this page
“Sri Lanka”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02LKA>
First published online: 2020



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