Monday, 10 March 2014

Capital City of the Week – Colombo

Colombo Harbour
Colombo is the capital of a country that changed its name in  1972.  But the city didn't change its name.

The country was ruled in turn by the Portuguese, the Dutch and the English before  becoming independent in 1948.

Canal in Colombo

There is a large harbour and many canals in Colombo.

Galle Face Green Colombo
This is called the Galle Face Green.

Prime Minister's Office Colombo

This is the Prime Minister's Office.

So where is Colombo?


Colombo is the capital of:


Sri Lanka (formerly known as Ceylon)


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  2. Hi,I am a Sri Lankan and glad to see that you have shared info about Colombo


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