Achievements in Maternal and Neonatal Health: Survival in Sri Lanka
The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (Ceylon) is an island situated in the Indian Ocean, separated from the southern part of the Indian subcontinent by a narrow strip of shallow waters. It has an area of 65,640 sq. km. (25322 sq. miles) and a population density of 232 per sq. km. (586 per sq. mile). Thirty percent of the area is agricultural land of which tea, rubber, coconut and paddy comprise the major crops. The country is divided into wet and dry zones based on the annual rainfall.
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