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temperature is about 81 F (27 C). January is the coolest
month, becoming especially cold in the highlands, and
May is the hottest time of year. Monsoon season is
between May and July, and December and January.
and Tamil are the two official languages of Sri Lanka.
English is fluently spoken by approximately 10% of the
population, and is widely used for education, scientific
and commercial purposes. Members of the Burgher
community speak variant forms of Portuguese Creole and
Dutch with varying proficiency, while members of the
Malay community speak a form of creole Malay that is
unique to the island.
|Currency:||Currency of Sri Lanka is Sri Lankan
Rupee. One Sri Lankan Rupee consists of 100 cents. Coins
come in the denomination 5, 10, 25 and 50 cents and Rs.
1, 2, 5 and 10. The higher value denominations are found
as notes, namely Rs.10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000.
|Population:||The Population in Sri Lanka was reported
at 20.24 millions persons in 2009, according to the
International Monetary Fund (IMF). In 2015, Sri Lanka's
Population is expected to be 20.96 millions persons. In
2009, Sri Lanka's economy share of world total GDP,
adjusted by Purchasing Power Parity, was 0.14 percent.
|Capital City:||Clombo is the largest city and former
capital of Sri Lanka. It is located on the west coast of
the island and adjacent to Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte,
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