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Portuguese Burghers

Portuguese Burghers

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    Portuguese Burghers in Sri Lanka

    1. “We have only a few hundred families in our population. I think across both Batticaloa and Trincomalee, we’d number about 13000 people – the Portuguese Burghers. Very few in our community went abroad during the war. Despite all the difficulties, we wanted to stay back. For nearly 500 years, we have preserved a unique […]

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