What is Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka (i/ʃriː ˈlɑːŋkə/, /sriːˈlɑːŋkə/, or /sriːˈlæŋkə/; Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකාව, Tamil: இலங்கை), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in the northern Indian Ocean off the southern coast of the Indian subcontinent in South Asia. Known until 1972 as Ceylon ( /sɨˈlɒn/, /seɪˈlɒn/, or /siːˈlɒn/), Sri Lanka has maritime borders with India to the northwest and the Maldives to the southwest.

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Sri Lanka - Culture - Sports
... Main article Sport in Sri Lanka While the national sport in Sri Lanka is volleyball, by far the most popular sport in the country is cricket ... Sri Lanka's schools and colleges regularly organise sports and athletics teams, competing on provincial and national levels ... The Sri Lanka national cricket team achieved considerable success beginning in the 1990s, rising from underdog status to winning the 1996 Cricket World Cup ...
Official State Car - Sri Lanka
... The President of Sri Lanka is driven in an armored Mercedes-Benz W221, armored BMW 7 Series escorted by a number of Land Rover Defender, Toyota Land Cruiser ...
Israeli Intelligence Community - Further Reading
... Slovenia SOVA Somalia NSS South Africa SASS South Korea NIS Spain CNI Sri Lanka SIS Sudan JAWM Switzerland NDB Syria GSD Tajikistan MoS Togo NIA Tunisia TIA Turkey MİT Turkmenistan KNB ...
International Cricket In 2006–07 - March 2007 - World Cup - Knockout Stage
... Team 1 Captain Team 2 Captain Venue Result Semi–Finals SF1 24 April 2007 Sri Lanka Mahela Jayawardene New Zealand Stephen Fleming Sabina Park Sri Lanka by 81 runs ...
International Cricket In 2006–07 - February 2007 - Sri Lanka in India
... Sri Lanka played a 4-match ODI series in India from 8 to 17 February ... February 2007 Rahul Dravid Mahela Jayawardene Madhavrao Scindia Cricket Ground, Rajkot Sri Lanka by 5 runs ODI no ...