Sri Lankan Tamils

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Sri Lankan Tamils (Tamil: இலங்கை தமிழர், ilankai tamiḻar or ஈழத் தமிழர், īḻat tamiḻar),[1] also known as Ceylon Tamils or Eelam Tamils, are Tamils from the South Asian island country of Sri Lanka. Most Sri Lankan Tamils are living in the Northern Province and Eastern Province.[2]

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  1. Krishnan, Shankara (1999). Postcolonial Insecurities: India, Sri Lanka, and the Question of Nationhood. University of Minnesota Press. p. 172. ISBN 978-0-8166-3330-2.
  2. "A2 : Population by ethnic group according to districts, 2012". Department of Census & Statistics, Sri Lanka. Archived from the original on 2018-03-10. Retrieved 2023-09-04.