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Southern Province


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This Coastal city in the southernmost part of our Island is fast becoming a commercial and maritime hub in the Indian Ocean. This port city was originally settled by Malay seafarers who used the monsoon winds to crisscross the Indian Ocean .It has an international Airport as well as a modern harbor. It also has an international cricket stadium and conference hall .It has a large fisheries harbor and a vibrant fishing industry. It also has beautiful beaches caressed by the   clear blue waters of the surrounding Indian ocean. The areas surrounding are bio-diverse with dry zone scrub jungle with plenty of wild life for the enthusiast, and areas of agriculture. Some farmers still use the old eco-friendly Chena(slash and burn) farming techniques, and releasing the jungles back to nature when they have harvested.

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