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Southern, Sri Lanka

Southern is one of 9 primary administrative regions in Sri Lanka with a population of approximately 2,464,732 people.

Facts and figures on Southern at a glance

Region name: Southern (Southern Province)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 2,464,732 people
Country: Sri Lanka
Continent: Asia

The regional headquarters of Southern (Southern Province) is located in the regional capital Galle (Galle) with a population of 93,118 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Southern's regional capital Galle to Sri Lanka's capital Colombo (Colombo) is approximately 107 km (67 mi).

Facts and figures about Southern
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Southern Southern Province2,464,732 peopleGalle Galle93,118 people

Compare with other regions in Sri Lanka.

Map of Southern

Map of Southern

Information on Southern

Information on Southern
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Southern Southern ProvinceGalle Galle3Sri LankaAsia

Time in Southern

Time in Southern
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Wed, 8 Apr 2020 - 10:31amNoWed, 8 Apr 2020 - 10:31amUTC +5.5Asia/Colombo

Geographic coordinates of Southern

Latitude & Longitude of Southern
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map6°10'00.0"N (6.1666700°)80°45'00.0"E (80.7500000°)

Subregions in Southern

There are 3 administrative subregions in Southern.
Subregions in Southern
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Galle District Galle District1.994,994--
Hambantota District Hambantota District2.529,440--
Matara District Matara District3.761,061--

External sources of information on Southern

Southern on Wikipedia