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Português: Bandeira do Sri Lanka
Română: Steagul Sri Lanki
संस्कृतम्: श्रीलङ्का ध्वज
Volapük: Stän Sri-Lankäna
Source SLS 693 - National flag of Sri Lanka
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current16:29, 24 December 2018Thumbnail for version as of 16:29, 24 December 20181,200 × 600 (22 KB)Tcfc2349fixed
01:39, 11 May 2017Thumbnail for version as of 01:39, 11 May 20171,200 × 600 (22 KB)Zscout370Update on colors (uses Munsell). Page 8 of SLS 693 and used to choose the values.
16:51, 15 July 2014Thumbnail for version as of 16:51, 15 July 20141,200 × 600 (22 KB)SiBr4Code
21:17, 18 February 2012Thumbnail for version as of 21:17, 18 February 20121,200 × 600 (62 KB)Zscout370There was an issue with the display?
17:29, 5 November 2011Thumbnail for version as of 17:29, 5 November 20111,200 × 600 (53 KB)Zscout370SLS 693 - National flag of Sri Lanka specifications (kept the lion pattern, but it was not in the right sizes and position.
17:16, 5 November 2011Thumbnail for version as of 17:16, 5 November 20111,200 × 600 (55 KB)Uvants2Changed the shape of the lion, as per the Constitution of Sri Lanka[]
08:45, 11 February 2010Thumbnail for version as of 08:45, 11 February 20101,200 × 600 (18 KB)Zscout370Munsell colors from (based from the document mentioned in this file)
22:21, 4 January 2010Thumbnail for version as of 22:21, 4 January 20101,200 × 600 (23 KB)Zscout370The lion and sword came from File:Coat of arms of Sri Lanka.svg; I drew the leaves based on the document I was emailed. Not sure what to do about colors since they are in CIE and Munsell (I know the Japanese use Munsell, so we should ask them).
20:36, 4 January 2010Thumbnail for version as of 20:36, 4 January 20101,200 × 600 (19 KB)Zscout370I received "SLS 693 - National flag of Sri Lanka" from the Sri Lanka Standards Institution. This is an overhaul of the image; working on minor details later. Colors will also come later, since they are in CIE and Munsell.
11:29, 11 February 2006Thumbnail for version as of 11:29, 11 February 20061,000 × 500 (19 KB)Vzb83~commonswikicolours and the approximate size of the lion from
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