Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte is the legislative capital.
The official language of Sri Lanka is Sinhala.
Independence Day, 4 February (1948).
Yellow with two panels; the smaller hoist-side panel has two equal vertical bands of green (hoist side) and orange; the other panel is a large dark red rectangle with a yellow lion holding a sword, and there is a yellow bo leaf in each corner; the yellow field appears as a border around the entire flag and extends between the two panels.