The official name of Sri Lanka (LKA) is Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and consists of Maroon, gold, green and orange flag colors. The capital city of Sri Lanka is Colombo. Sri Lanka has the total estimated population as of 2021 is 20,277,597 or 20.3 M based on 10 states, 15 cities. The independence day is celebrated on February 4, 1948 and the founder of Sri Lanka is Don Stephen Senanayake.
The Sri Lankan flag is quite unique and has a lot of meaning attached to it: Red: nothing mentioned. Green: Muslims residing in Sri Lanka. Orange: Hindus in the country. Gold: The lion represents bravery and the 4 ‘bo’ leaves denote the 4 concepts of Buddhism. Golden borders mean the unity of different communities.
Flag Adoption Date
May 22, 1972
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