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Is sirilanka called the pearl of east?
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Almost all countries situated in the East and near the Pacific Ocean have called themselves the "Pearl of the Orient" at some point. Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, and several others have called their respective countries as the Pearl of the Orient because (1) they are near a large mass of water (could be an ocean, sea, etc) and (2) they are either an archipelago or an island.