Countries and Facts-Sri Lanka at Glance

Capital Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte 6°54′N 79°54′E Largest city Colombo Official language(s) Sinhala Tamil Demonym Sri Lankan Government Unitary republic Democratic Socialist Semi-presidential system  – President Mahinda Rajapaksa  – Prime Minister D. M. Jayaratne  – Speaker of the House Chamal Rajapaksa  – Chief More...

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By gktoday On Tuesday, April 10th, 2012
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COUNTRIES AND ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Bechuanaland : Botswana Japan : Nippon Burma : Myanmar North : Borneo Sabah Ceylon : Sri Lanka Kampuchea : Cambodia Dutch Guiana : Surinam Rhodesia : Zimbabwe Formosa : Taiwan Siam : Thailand India : Bharat South-West More...

By gktoday On Tuesday, April 10th, 2012
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MINERALS and its Leading Producers

Aluminium :USA, France & India Copper Ore : CIS, U.S.A. Asbestos : Canada, Zimbabwe Crude Oil :” CIS, Saudi Arabia Bauxite Australia, Guinea Diamonds : CIS, Zaire Chromium : Zimbabwe, India Gold :South More...

By gktoday On Tuesday, April 10th, 2012
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GK Today Quiz-FAMOUS LINES, FRONTIERS

Durand Line Pakistan and Afghanistan S iegfried Line Germany and France. Hindenburg Line Germany and Poland. 17th Parallel North and South Vietnam Mac Mohan Line India and China 24th Parallel India and Pakistan Maginot More...

By gktoday On Sunday, September 4th, 2011
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Foreign Embassies in India

AFGHANISTAN Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan 5/50-F Shantipath Chanakyapuri New Delhi-110021 Telephone: +91-11-26883602,24100412,24103331 ALGERIA Embassy of the People s Democratic Republic of Algeria E-120, More...

By gktoday On Sunday, July 10th, 2011
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South Sudan becomes world’s newest nation and the worlds 193rd nation

The Republic of South Sudan became the world’s 193rd nation yesterday, with its president saying that after 50 years of rebellion against the Muslim north it’s time to fight poverty, corruption and More...

By gktoday On Sunday, June 26th, 2011
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India-Facts about India

Interesting Facts about India India never invaded any country in her last 100000 years of history. When many cultures were only nomadic forest dwellers over 5000 years ago, Indians established Harappan culture More...

By gktoday On Sunday, June 26th, 2011
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World Cities -Facts about London

London is made up of two ancient cities which are now joined together. They are: the City of London, know simply as ‘the City‘ which is the business and financial heart of the United Kingdom. More...

By gktoday On Sunday, June 19th, 2011
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Countries and its National Flags -Scotland and the Saltire

National Flag of Scotland is called the Saltire and is shows a X shaped cross. The other name of this Flag is Saint Andrew’s Cross. The origin of the design of the Flag goes back to the Christian apostle and martyr More...

By gktoday On Friday, June 17th, 2011
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World’s 50 Most Populous Countries

This table provides figures about the 50 most populous nations on Earth, from China to Romania. Rank Country Population 1. China 1,321,851,888 2. India 1,129,866,154 3. United States 301,139,947 4. Indonesia 234,693,997 5. Brazil 190,010,647 6. Pakistan 169,270,617 7. Bangladesh 150,448,339 8. Russia 141,377,752 9. Nigeria 135,031,164 10. Japan 127,467,972 11. Mexico 108,700,891 12. Philippines 91,077,287 13. Vietnam 85,262,356 14. Germany 82,400,996 15. Egypt 80,264,543 16. Ethiopia 76,511,887 17. Turkey 71,158,647 18. Iran 65,397,521 19. Thailand 65,068,149 20. Congo, More...