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Asian Domains: Sri Lanka (


Important: When entering your search string don't write “www” or the Sri Lankan domain type, ie. “”. Therefore to search “” enter “bb-online” and nothing else.

The only letters allowed within a domain name are: a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z - 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9. Spaces are NOT ALLOWED. Registration: registration your Sri Lankan domain, click here!

.lk is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Sri Lanka. Foreign companies who don‚ÇÖt have a local presence can only reserve their top-level and corresponding open second-level domains (either through the LK Domain Registry or agents). In order to register and use a name they must have a contact address in Sri Lanka (which may be obtained through an agent or law firm).

Background Information :


2005 estimate 19,668,000 (52nd) - July 2008 census 21,128,773 - Density 319/km2 (35th) 818/sq mi


(PPP) 2007 estimate - Total $84.992 billion - Per capita $4,264

National Anthem

"Sri Lanka Matha" Music (helpøinfo), Singing (helpøinfo)


Total 65,610 km2 (122nd) 25,332 sq mi - Water (%) 4.4

International Dialling Code



Sri Lankan rupee (LKR)


Democratic Socialist Republic - President Mahinda Rajapaksa - Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake Independencefrom the United Kingdom - Declared February 4, 1948 - Republic May 22, 1972


Sinhala, Tamil

Time Zone

(UTC+5:30) Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (Sinhalese: €¸ü€¸è‚Ç쀵©€¸ô €µ»€µé€µÜ€¸Å€¸Ç, Tamil: €«ç€«™€«Ö€¯ì€«ò€¯ê; known as Ceylon before 1972 and as Taprobane in ancient times) is an island country in South Asia, located about 31 kilometres (19.3 mi) off the southern coast of India. It is home to around twenty million people.

Because of its location in the path of major sea routes, Sri Lanka is a strategic naval link between West Asia and South East Asia, and has been a center of Buddhist religion and culture from ancient times. Today, the country is a multi-religious an multi-ethnic nation, with more than a quarter of the population following faiths other than Buddhism, notably Hinduism, Christianity and Islam. The Sinhalese community forms the majority of the population, with Tamils, who are concentrated in the north and east of the island, forming the largest ethnic minority. Other communities include the Muslim Moors and Malays and the Burghers.

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