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Colombo (Sri Lanka)


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    • Columbo (Sri Lanka)
    • Koḷamba (Sri lanka)
    • Kolombo (Sri Lanka)
    • Горад Каломба (Sri Lanka)
    • Horad Kalomba (Sri Lanka)
    • Каломба (Sri Lanka)
    • Kalomba (Sri Lanka)
    • Коломбо (Sri Lanka)
    • Κολόμπο (Sri Lanka)
    • Kolompo (Sri Lanka)
    • Kolonbo (Sri Lanka)
    • קולומבו (Sri Lanka)
    • Columbum (Sri Lanka)
    • Kolombas (Sri Lanka)
    • コロンボ (Sri Lanka)
    • Koronbo (Sri Lanka)
    • 可倫坡 (Sri Lanka)
    • Kelunpo (Sri Lanka)
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    • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009(ppl; 06°55ʹ55ʺN 079°50ʹ52ʺE)
    • found: Sri Lanka. Mătivaraṇa Depārtamēntuva. ... Varṣaya sandahā Mǎtivaraṇa ... :t.p. (Koḷamba)
    • found: The world factbook, via WWW, September 8, 2015(under Sri Lanka: capital: Colombo; note - Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte is the legislative capital; geographic coordinates: 6 55 N, 79 50 E)
    • found: Wikipedia, September 8, 2015(Colombo; the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka; Colombo is often referred to as the capital since Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is within the urban area of, and a satellite city of, Colombo. It is also the administrative capital of Western Province, Sri Lanka and the district capital of Colombo District; It was made the capital of the island when Sri Lanka was ceded to the British Empire in 1815, and its status as capital was retained when the nation became independent in 1948. In 1978, when administrative functions were moved to Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo was designated as the commercial capital of Sri Lanka; 6°56ʹ04ʺN 79°50ʹ34ʺE) Azerbaijani page (Kolombo [in roman]) Belarusian page (Горад Каломба = Horad Kalomba; Каломба = Kalomba) Bulgarian page (Коломбо = Kolombo) Greek page (Κολόμπο = Kolompo) Basque page (Kolonbo) Hebrew page (קולומבו = Ḳolombo) Latin page (Columbum) Lithuanian page (Kolombas) Japanese page (コロンボ = Koronbo) Chinese page (可倫坡 = Kelunpo)
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    • 1981-08-05: new
    • 2015-09-10: revised
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