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2009-JAN-01


Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka : DSRSL
(Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte al + Colombo ejnr + Kandy r)

Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka : DSRSL

Flag or Logo since 1972-05-22
SRI LANKĀ Prajathanthrika Samajavadi Janarajaya : ශ්‍රී ලංකා ප්‍රජාතාන්ත්‍රික සමාජවාදී ජනරජය (si) + ILLANKAI Chananaayaka Chosalisa Kudiyarasu : இலங்கை சனநாயக சமத்துவ குடியரசு (ta) + Democratic Socialist Republic of SRI LANKA (en)w UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol

President Mahinda Rajapaksa
(ruler of SRI LANKA since 2005-11-19)
 
 
 
 
Capitals & administrative places: Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte al + Colombo ejnr + Kandy r
(Sri Jaya-Vardhana-Pura Kotte + Kolamba + Mahanuwara)
a administrative, national or political capital (also ruler's residence)
e executive capital
j judicial capital
l legislative or parliamentary capital, seat of government
n economical or commercial capital
r ruler's residence (royal or presidential, primary or secondary)
Official & national languages: English (en) . Sinhalese (si) . Tamil (ta) .
w recognized, diplomatic or working language at national level

Mainland:


SRI LANKA Democratic Socialist Republic of SRI LANKA  (Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte + Colombo + Kandy)

9 Regionalized Divisions:

CENTRAL SRI LANKA CENTRAL Province  (Kandy)Local: Madhyama Palata : MAKHAYMA – මධ්‍යම පළාත (si) + Malaiyakam Maakaanam : MATTIYA Mākāṇam : மத்திய மாகாணம் (ta) + CENTRAL Province (en)  (Mahanuwara)
EASTERN SRI LANKA EASTERN Province  (Trincomalee)Local: KIL̮AKKU Mākāṇam : கிழக்கு மாகாணம் (ta) + Næ̆gĕnahira Paḷāta : NEGENAHIRA Palata – නැගෙනහිර පළාත (si)  (Tirukōṇamalai)
NORTH CENTRAL NORTH CENTRAL Province  (Anuradhapura)Local: UTURUMEDA Palata : උතුරු මැද පළාත (si) + Vaṭa Mattiya mākāṇam : WADA MATHTHIYA Maakaanam – வட மத்திய மாகாணம் (ta)  (Anuradhapura)
NORTH WESTERN SRI LANKA NORTH WESTERN Province  (Kurunegala)Local: WAYAMBA Palata : වයඹ පළාත (si) + Vaṭa Mēl Mākāṇam : VADA MAEL Maakaanam – வட மேல் மாகாணம் (ta)  (Kurunegala)
NORTHERN SRI LANKA NORTHERN Province  (Jaffna)Local: Vaṭakku Mākāṇam : VATAKKU Maakaanam – வட மாகாணம் (ta) + UTURU Paḷāta : උතුරු පළාත (si)  (Yazhpanam)
SABARAGAMUWA SABARAGAMUWA Province  (Ratnapura)Local: SABARAGAMUWA Palata : සබරගමුව පළාත (si) + Caparakamuva Mākāṇam : SABARAGAMUWA Maakaanam – சபரகமுவ மாகாணம் (ta)  (Ratnapura)
SOUTHERN SRI LANKA SOUTHERN Province  (Galle)Local: DAKUNU Palata : දකුණු පළාත (si) + Teṉ Mākāṇam : THAEN Maakaanam – தென் மாகாணம் (ta)  (Galla)
UVA UVA Province  (Badulla)Local: UVA Palata : ඌව පළාත (si) + Ūvā Mākāṇam : UVA Maakaanam – ஊவா மாகாணம் (ta)  (Badulla)
WESTERN SRI LANKA WESTERN Province  (Colombo)Local: BASNAHIRA Palata : බස්නාහිර පළාත (si) + Mēl Mākāṇam : MAEL Maakaanam – மேல் மாகாணம் (ta)  (Kolamba)







74 Organisations or Groupings membership (selective)


ASIA Asia Cooperation Dialogue : ACD  (Astana)
ASIA-AFRICA Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization : AALCO  (New Delhi)
ASIAN BANK Asian Development Bank : ADB  (Mandaluyong City)
BAY OF BENGAL Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation : BIMSTEC  (Bangkok)
CHEMICAL WEAPONS PROHIBITION Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons : OPCW  (The Hague)
COLOMBO PLAN Colombo Plan for Co-operative Economic and Social Development in Asia and the Pacific : CESDAP  (Colombo)
COMMON FUND Common Fund for Commodities : CFC  (Geneva)
COMSATS Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South : COMSATS  (Islamabad)
CUSTOMS World Customs Organization : WCO  (Brussels)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
GENEVA CONVENTION GENEVA Convention  (Geneva)
GLOBAL FUND The Global Fund to Fight Aids Tuberculosis and Malaria : GFATM  (Vernier-Geneva)
GROUP OF FIFTEEN GROUP OF FIFTEEN Summits  (Geneva)
GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN at the United Nations [Coalition of Developing Countries]  (New York)
GROUP OF TWENTY-FOUR Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on International Monetary Affairs and Development : GROUP OF TWENTY-FOUR  (Washington-District of Columbia)
HAGUE CONFERENCE Hague Conference on Private International Law : HCCH  (The Hague)
HAGUE CONVENTION Permanent Court of Arbitration : PCA  (The Hague)
HYDROGRAPHY International Hydrographic Organization : IHO  (Monaco)
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency : IAEA Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development : IBRD  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development : IFAD Specialized Agency  (Rome)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
IMO International Maritime Organization : IMO Specialized Agency  (London)
IMSO International Mobile Satellite Organization : IMSO  (London)
INBAR International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation : INBAR  (Beijing)
INDIAN OCEAN RIM Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation : IOR-ARC  (Port Louis)
INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION Inter-Parliamentary Union : IPU  (Grand Saconnex)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Lyons)
ISO International Organization for Standardization : ISO  (Geneva)
ITSO International Telecommunications Satellite Organization : ITSO  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
MIGRATION International Organization for Migration : IOM  (Geneva)
NATURE CONSERVATION International Union for Conservation of Nature : IUCN  (Gland)
NON-ALIGNED Non-Aligned Movement : NAM [Coordinating Bureau – Non-Aligned Movement Centre for South-South Technical Cooperation : NAM CSSTC]  (Havana + New York + Jakarta)
NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty : NPT  (New York)
OHCHR Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : OHCHR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
PEACE World Peace Council : WPC  (Athens)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies : IFRCS  (Geneva)
SEABED Secretariat of the International Seabed Authority : ISA  (Kingston)
SOUTH ASIA South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation : SAARC  (Kathmandu)
SOUTH CENTRE SOUTH CENTRE Organization  (Geneva)
THE COMMONWEALTH THE COMMONWEATH Secretariat  (Westminster)
TRIBUNAL OF THE SEA International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea : ITLOS  (Hamburg)
UN-HABITAT United Nations Human Settlements Programme : UN-HABITAT Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development : UNCTAD  (Geneva)
UNDP United Nations Development Programme : UNDP Specialized Agency  (New York)
UNEP United Nations Environmental Programme : UNEP Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change : UNFCCC  (New York)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children´s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York)
UNIDIR United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research : UNIDIR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization : UNIDO Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
UNIFEM United Nations Development Fund for Women : UNIFEM  (New York)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York)
UNODA United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs : UNODA [Conference on Disarmament]  (Geneva)
UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime : UNODC Agency  (Vienna)
UNOOSA Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies : OUTER SPACE Treaty  (Vienna)
UNWTO World Tourism Organization : UNWTO Specialized Agency  (Madrid)
UPEACE University for Peace : UPEACE  (Ciudad Colon)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WFP World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization : WIPO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WORLD BUSINESS International Chamber of Commerce : ICC [The Word Business Organization]  (Paris)
WORLD TRADE World Trade Organization : WTO  (Geneva)
WORLD TRADE LAW Advisory Centre on World Trade Organization Law : ACWL  (Geneva)


Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2024's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

TAMIL EELAM Free Sovereign Secular Socialist State of TAMIL EELAM  (Kilinochchi + Tharmapuram)

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