Wednesday, 13 January 2016

SRI LANKA - ශ්‍රී ලංකා ප්‍රජාතාන්ත්‍රික සමාජවාදී ජනරජය / இலங்கை ஜனநாயக சோசலிசக் குடியரசு

Sri Lanka  officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and known from the beginning of British colonial rule until 1972 as Ceylon is an island country in South Asia near south-east India.
Sri Lanka has maritime borders with India to the northwest and the Maldives to the southwest. Its documented history spans 3,000 years, with evidence of pre-historic human settlements dating back to at least 125,000 years. Its geographic location and deep harbours made it of great strategic importance from the time of the ancient Silk Road through to World War IISri Lanka is a republic and a unitary state governed by a Semi-presidential system. The legislative capitalSri Jayawardenepura Kotte, is a suburb of the commercial capital and largest city, ColomboSri Lanka is a republic and a unitary state governed by a Semi-presidential system. The legislative capitalSri Jayawardenepura Kotte, is a suburb of the commercial capital and largest city, Colombo. An important producer of teacoffeegemstonescoconutsrubber, and the native cinnamon, the island contains tropical forests and diverse landscapes with much biodiversity.

A beautiful airmail cover sent by my good friend Taldena with a better postmark. The cover posted on May 04, 2016 and I received on May 10, 2016. Thank You Taldena for the nice cover.

This nice cover sent by Jayanth from Colombo. It is very difficult to get a clear postmark from Sri Lanka. I am waiting for a chance to get a perfect covers in future.

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