The Liberation Tigers of the Tamil Islands



  • UPDATED: March 5th, 2011

    Geography
    Location: Southern Asia, island in the Indian Ocean; south of India
    Continent: Asia
    Area: 65,610 km2
    **Coastline: **1,340 km
    Maritime Claim: 20 nm
    Climate: Tropical monsoon, hot, humid
    Terrain: Mostly flat; rolling hills in the southern interior
    Natural Resources: Limestone, Graphite, Copper, Cobalt, Mineral Sands, Gems, Phosphate, Clay, Hydropower
    Natural Hazards: Monsoons, cyclones, tornadoes

    People
    **Population: **
    15.7 Million (Roleplay)
    1.574 Billion (Actual)
    Urban Population: 9.99%
    Sex ratio: 0.97 male(s)/1 female
    Life expectancy: 30.8 years
    Nationality:

    • Noun: Tamil
    • Adjective: Tamil
      Ethnic Groups:
      86.6% Tamil, 7.4% Moors, 5.2% Indian Tamil, 0.8% Other
      Religions: Buddhist 81.9%, Muslim 7.4%, Hindu 7.2%, Other 3.5%
      Languages: Tamil 92.3%, Sinhala 7.5%, Other 0.2%
      Literacy Rate: 5%
      School life expectancy: 2 years

    Government
    **Full Country Name: ** The People's Republic of the Tamil Islands
    Capital: Kilinochchi
    Government style: Military Regime
    Administrative Divisions: 8 provinces
    Head of state: General Velupillai Prabhakaran
    Independence: May 17, 2009
    National holiday: May 17, 'Peoples Day'
    Constitution Adopted: June 30, 1983
    Judicial Branches: Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Provincial Courts of Justice, Municipal Courts of Justice; all judges are appointed by the government
    Ruling Political Party: Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
    Opposition Party: None

    Economy
    Tax rate: 100%
    Exchange rate: රු274.3450 Tamil Rupees = $1 NS Dollar
    GDP: $84,487,413,397.64
    GDP per capita: $53.68 (Lawl!)
    Exports: $12,159,174,739.64
    Imports: $11,974,873,950.00
    Trade Surplus: $184,300,789.64
    Labour Force: 9.55 Million
    Unemployment rate: 15%
    Population below poverty line: 99%

    Communication/Transportation
    # Radio Broadcast Stations: AM 1, FM 1; both are government controlled
    # Television Broadcast Stations: 1; Government controlled
    # Internet providers: 1; Government controlled
    Internet Code: .til
    Airports: 3; Colombo, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu
    Ports: 1; Colombo


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