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    Ceylon (British Ceylon, Sri Lanka)  
Location
Ceylon Island is located southeast of India. Until 1948, known as British Ceylon or simply Ceylon. Today known as Sri Lanka Island or simply Sri Lanka.

Wartime History
On February 25, 1942 British General Wavell, commanding American, British, Dutch and Australians (ABDA) forces in South East Asia was ordered to move his headquarters to Ceylon. On April 4, 1942 Colombo was attacked by Japanese carrier aircraft.

Western Province
Located on the western coast includes Colmbo and Ratmalana

North Eastern Province
North Eastern Province is located in the northeast of Ceylon (Sri Lanka).

Central Province
Located in the center of Ceylon (Sri Lanka).

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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