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The Ministry of External Relations of Brazil Bids Farewell to Sri Lankan Ambassador Jagath
The Ministry of External Relations of Brazil hosted a farewell reception in honour of the Sri Lankan Ambassador to Brazil General Jagath Jayasuriya on 24th August at Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia. The reception was attended by diplomats from Asian
Sri Lankan Products Promoted in Rio de Janeiro-Brazil
Rio de Janeiro is the second largest regional economy in Brazil with a GDP of US$ 285 billion which accounts for 11.6% of the national GDP. The state of Rio de Janeiro is the third most populous state in Brazil with a population of 16.5 million. The
150 Years of Ceylon Tea Industry Celebrated in Brazil
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Brasilia, Brazil in association with Colombo Tea Traders´ Association organized Global Ceylon Tea Party on the 06th July 2017 at the premises of the Embassy. The event was elegantly and attractively decorated with
Sri Lankan Ambassador in Brazil awarded with Degree of Gran Cruz
General Jagath Jayasuriya, Ambassador for Sri Lanka in Brazil was awarded with the Degree of Gran Cruz by the State Government of Goiás at a royal ceremony held on 26th July. The degree along with a medal of honour was awarded to Ambassador
Vesak Day Celebrations in Brazil
Coinciding with the International Vesak Day declared by the United Nations, a Vesak Cultural Festival was organized at the Templo Shin Budista Terra Pura of Brasilia on 13 May 2017. The event which was held for the second consecutive time was
Sri Lanka Participates in ‘APAS Trade Show’ in Brazil
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Brazil in association with the Ministry of Plantation Industry, Coconut Development Authority and the Sri Lanka Tea Board organized Sri Lanka’s first ever participation in the APAS Trade Show held from 2-5 May 2017 at
Sri Lankan Products Promoted in Bahia-Brazil
In order to expand Sri Lanka’s commercial relations with the State of Bahia, the seventh largest regional Economy of Brazil whose GDP is estimated to be over US$ 95 billion, Sri Lanka Embassy in Brazil organized a series of promotional activities in
AMBASSADOR GENERAL JAGATH JAYASURIYA PRESENTED CREDENTIALS TO H.E. THE PRESIDENT OF COLOMBIA ON
Ambassador of Sri Lanka in Brazil General Jagath Jayasuriya, concurrently accredited to Colombia presented his credentials to His Excellency Juan Manuel Santos Calderón, President of Colombia at the president´s palace in Bogota on 16th February
Sri Lanka Honorary Consulate in Sao Moved to New Location
New office premises of the Sri Lanka Honorary Consulate in Sao Paulo were declared open by Ambassador (General) Jagath Jayasuriya on 5th December on an invitation by Dr. Sohaku Raimundo Cesar Bastos, Honorary Consul General for Sri Lanka in São
Embassy Participates In 12th International Embassy Fair – Brasilia
Sri Lanka Embassy in Brasilia took part in the 12th International Embassy Fair held on 12th November 2016 at the ‘Park de Cidade’ in Brasilia, the capital of Brazil. Sri Lanka Embassy organized an exclusive stall to display Ceylon Tea and appeal
Sri Lankan Products at ‘SuperMinas Food Show’ in Minas Gerais-Brazil
The 30th Edition of the ‘SuperMinas Food Show’ was held from 18-20 October at Expominas Exhibition Center in Belo Horizonte, the Capital of the State of Minas Gerais of Brazil. The Sri Lanka Embassy in Brazil in Collaboration with the Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan Products Promoted in Rio Grande Sul-Brazil
In order to expand Sri Lanka’s commercial relations with the State of Rio Grande Sul, the fourth largest regional Economy of Brazil whose GDP is estimated to be over US$ 150 billion, Sri Lanka Embassy in Brazil organized a series of promotional
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Sri Lanka at a Glance

Official name Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
Government type Republic
Location Latitude 5° 55. to 9° 50. north, longitude 79° 42. to 81° 52., 650km north of the equator
Dimensions 430km north to south, 225km east to west
Coastline 1,340km
Area 65,525km2
Currency (code) Sri Lankan rupee (LKR)

Exchange Rate (Annual Average LKR/US$)

130.04 (2014 est.)
Independence 4 February 1948
Administrative capital Sri Jayewardenepura
Commercial capital Colombo
Administrative divisions 9 provinces; Central, North Central, Northern, North Western, Sabaragamuwa, Southern, Uva, Western, Eastern Province.
Climate Typically tropical, with ortheast monsoon (December to March) and a southwest monsoon (June to October)
Terrain Mostly low, flat to rolling plain; mountains in south-central interior
Highest mountain Pidurutalagala, 2,524m
Highest waterfall Bambarakanda, 263m
National Flower The Blue Water Lily (Nymphaea stellata).

National parks and - nature reserves Area

8,000sq.km

Population

22, 053, 488 (2015 July est.)

Population Growth

0.84% (2015 est.)

Population Density 324 (Persons per sq.km.)
Life Expectancy at Birth 80.19(2015 est.)
Literacy Rate 92.6%
Time Zone Sri Lanka Standard Time is five and a half hours ahead of GMT (Allowance should be made for summer-time changes in Europe)
International Dialing +94
GDP (US$ billion) 74.59 (2014 est.)
Per Capita GDP (US$) 10,400 (2014)
Value of Export (US$ billion) 11.88 (2014)
Value of Imports (US$ billion) 19.24 (2014)

 

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