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1948-FEB-04


CEYLON  UNITED KINGDOM 
  
(Colombo a + Kandy r) - (London a + Westminster lr + Edinburgh s + Windsor r) -

Dominion of the State of CEYLON

Flag or Logo since 1948-02-04
Dominion of CEYLON (en) De facto Semi-Independent
Emblem or Symbol

King George VI
(ruler of UNITED KINGDOM since 1936-12-11)
 
 
 
 
Capitals & administrative places: Colombo a + Kandy r
(Colombo + Kandy)
a administrative, national or political capital (also ruler's residence)
r ruler's residence (royal or presidential, primary or secondary)
Official & national languages: English (en) .

Mainland:


CEYLON State of CEYLON  (Colombo + Kandy)

9 Divisions:

CENTRAL CEYLON CENTRAL Province  (Kandy)Local: CENTRAL Province (en)  (Kandy)
EASTERN CEYLON EASTERN Province  (Trincomalee)Local: EASTERN Province (en)  (Trincomalee)
NORTH CENTRAL CEYLON NORTH CENTRAL Province  (Anuradhapura)Local: NORTH CENTRAL Province (en)  (Anuradhapura)
NORTH WESTERN CEYLON NORTH WESTERN Province  (Puttalam)Local: NORTH WESTERN Province (en)  (Puttalam)
NORTHERN CEYLON NORTHERN Province  (Jaffna)Local: NORTHERN Province (en)  (Jaffna)
SABARAGAMUWA SABARAGAMUWA Province  (Ratnapura)Local: SABARAGAMUWA Province (en)  (Ratnapura)
SOUTHERN CEYLON SOUTHERN Province  (Galle)Local: SOUTHERN Province (en)  (Galle)
UVA WELLASSA UVA WELLASSA Province  (Badulla)Local: UVA WELLASSA Province (en)  (Badulla)
WESTERN CEYLON WESTERN Province  (Colombo)Local: WESTERN Province (en)  (Colombo)



1 Condominium:

MALDIVE ISLANDS Sultanate of the MALDIVE ISLANDS [British Protectorate]  (Male)Local: Sultanate of THE MALDIVE ISLANDS (en) + DHIVEHI RAJJE Sultanat : އައްސުލްޠާން ދިވެހިރާއްޖެ (dv)  (Male)





6 Organisations or Groupings membership (selective)


BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BRITISH COMMONWEALTH of Nations  (Westminster)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne + Saint Moriz)
THERAVADA BUDDHISM Teaching of Little Vehicle Buddhism : THERAVADA BUDDHISM  (Sarnath)
WORLD BUSINESS International Chamber of Commerce : ICC [The Word Business Organization]  (Paris)
WORLD TOURISM International Union of Official Travel Organizations : IUOTO  (London)


Other Territories or Entities within the 2024's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

KATCHATHEEVU ISLAND Disputed Area of KATCHATHEEVU ISLAND  (Katchatheevu)

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