Colombo Heritage and History is a technology-enabled documentation project of the urban social technology firm, Mapunity, focused on the local history of the city. It combines information on different aspects of the heritage of cities - the built form, a chronology, cultural distinction, and more - to make it easier to know and celebrate the heritage of the city and the region around it.
Mapunity's HH platform is also available for the following cities.
Telia Rumal cloth involves intricate handmade work with cotton loom displaying a variety of designs and motifs in three particular colours - red, black and white,
Some products are uniquely identified with a particular part of the world, and they enjoy a strong reputation as part of that association. For such products, there is a global system of providing "Geographical Indications" or "Appellations of Origin" to let customers know that these products are from the particular regions they are associated with. Alphonso mangoes, Darjeeling tea, feni from Goa, Roquefort cheese and Bordeaux wine are examples of such GI-protected products. The list that you see in our 'Uniquely from this area' shows products that have such GI protection.