State of Sri Lankan Cities Report-NEWS

Is Sri Lanka one of the Least Urbanised Countries on Earth?

8 March 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Population data suggests that Sri Lanka is one of the least urbanised countries on earth. Recent spatial analysis challenges this representation, suggesting rapid urban expansion in peripheral areas is not captured in population statistics. Sri Lanka’s urban expansion UN-Habitat is currently assessing the spatial dynamics of Sri Lanka’s urbanisation. ...

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