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Colombo: Chief port of Sri Lanka
Colombo is the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka by population. According to the Brookings Institution, Colombo metropolitan area has a population of 5.6 million, and 752,993 in the city proper. It is the financial centre of the island and a tourist destination. It is located on the west coast of the island and adjacent to the Greater Colombo area which includes Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, the legislative capital of Sri Lanka and Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia. Colombo is often referred to as the capital since Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is within the urban area of, and a suburb of, Colombo. It is also the administrative capital of the Western Province and the district capital of Colombo District. Colombo is a busy and vibrant place with a mixture of modern life and colonial buildings and ruins.


England's cricketers head home from abandoned Sri Lanka series [Video]

England's cricketers head home from abandoned Sri Lanka series

With their test series against Sri Lanka called off, England's players and officials head for home.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:05Published
England cricketers ban selfies and autographs ahead of Sri Lanka first test [Video]

England cricketers ban selfies and autographs ahead of Sri Lanka first test

England’s cricket team will avoid “unnecessary contact” including not giving autographs and taking selfies with fans as part of coronavirus precautions ahead of Sri Lanka series.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:51Published

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