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Sri Lanka
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Time Zone (GMT):+5:30
Population:20,277,597
Capital City:Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
Largest City:Colombo
Currency:Sri Lankan Rupee = 100 cents
Currency Code:LKR
Banknote Denominations:20 / 50 / 100 / 500 / 1,000 / 5,000
Exchangeable Currencies:All major

GOV.UK Travel Advice

Sri Lanka
Monday 13 May 2019 8:25pm
Summary - There were outbreaks of violence across parts of North Western Province on 13 May, and an island-wide night-time curfew was imposed.

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