The flag for Sri Lanka is represented by a combination of the 🇱 Regional Indicator Symbol Letter L and 🇰 the Regional Indicator Symbol Letter K on some platforms and may be displayed as the letters LK. The Flag: Sri Lanka emoji appears as a single emoji on supported platforms and was added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.
About The Flag
🇱🇰 The flag of Sri Lanka consists of a maroon background with a golden lion holding a kastane sword in its right forepaw in the center. There are four gold bo leaves, one in each corner of the flag, and two horizontal bands of green and orange to the hoist side.
🟤 The maroon represents the country’s Buddhist past and the blood of Sri Lankan soldiers who died fighting for their country
🦁 The golden lion represents the Sinhalese people and their culture
🗡 The kastane sword represents the country’s sovereignty and the bravery of its people
🟢 The green represents the country’s agricultural tradition and its natural resources
🟧 The orange represents the country’s Buddhist tradition
📅 The flag of Sri Lanka was officially adopted on February 22, 1950 and has not undergone any significant changes since
🇱🇰 The flag of Sri Lanka has not been involved in any significant controversies.
Interesting Facts About Sri Lanka
1. 🌊 Sri Lanka is an island surrounded by the Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea.
2. 🏝️ It is home to 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
3. 🦒 National animal of Sri Lanka is the majestic Sri Lankan Elephant.
4. 🐘 Tea is the main agricultural export of Sri Lanka, accounting for more than 50% of its total exports.
5. 🌴 Over 25% of the land is covered by forests and there are 18 national parks in the country.
6. 🦅 National bird of Sri Lanka is the iconic Serendib Scops Owl.
7. 🐠 There are over 400 species of coral reef fish in Sri Lanka’s waters.
8. 🌺 Sri Lanka has the highest number of flowering plants and plant endemism in South Asia.
9. 🏞️ It has one of the world’s largest collections of freshwater fauna and flora.
10. 🐒 Sri Lanka is home to the highest density of primates in the world.
11. 🏰 8 Ancient Kingdoms have ruled Sri Lanka since pre-historic times.
12. 🗺️ Sri Lanka is one of the oldest democracies in South Asia.
Emoji Combinations For Sri Lanka
1. 🇱🇰⛱️🏖️⛴️ – Taking a beach holiday in Sri Lanka
2. 🇱🇰✈️➡️✨ – Exploring the wonders of Sri Lanka
3. 🇱🇰☃️⛄️❄️ – Enjoying winter snow in Sri Lanka
4. 🇱🇰☕️😴 – Experiencing the tranquil lifestyle of Sri Lanka
5. 🇱🇰⛩️🎎 – Exploring the cultural heritage of Sri Lanka
6. 🇱🇰🏞️⛰️ – Exploring the natural wilderness of Sri Lanka
7. 🇱🇰☀️🌊 – Enjoying a sunny beach holiday in Sri Lanka
8. 🇱🇰♨️👩🏫 – Learning the ancient traditions of Sri Lanka
9. 🇱🇰👨🎓🏫 – Studying in one of Sri Lanka’s universities
10. 🇱🇰⛵️⚓️ – Taking a cruise around Sri Lanka
11. 🇱🇰🐒🌿 – Spotting wild animals in the Sri Lankan forests
12. 🇱🇰🦆⛪️ – Enjoying a peaceful stroll around ancient churches in Sri Lanka
13. 🇱🇰✨😍 – Experiencing the awe inspiring beauty of Sri Lanka
14. 🇱🇰👩🌾✨ – Admiring the rural village life of Sri Lanka
15. 🇱🇰⛪️🎑 – Visiting ancient temples in Sri Lanka
16. 🇱🇰🏝️💦 – Exploring the tropical beaches of Sri Lanka
17. 🇱🇰✨👨🍳 – Enjoying the culinary delights of Sri Lanka
18. 🇱🇰⛪️✈️ – Seeing ancient temples from a bird’s eye view in Sri Lanka
19. 🇱🇰✨🐘 – Witnessing majestic wild elephants in the jungles of Sri Lanka
20. 🇱🇰⛰️👣 – Trekking through breathtaking mountain ranges in Sri Lanka
21. 🇱🇰🐚🐠 – Snorkeling through crystal clear waters of Sri Lanka
22. 🇱🇰☀️⛺️ – Camping under the stars in Sri Lanka
23. 🇱🇰✨🩺 – Feeling rejuvenated with traditional Ayurvedic wellness treatments in Sri Lanka
24. 🇱🇰✨⛴️ – Cruising along the coasts of stunning Sri Lanka
25. 🇱🇰☀️🌅 -Marveling at gorgeous sunsets in magical Sri Lanka.
Frequently Asked Questions
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