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Central, Sri Lanka

Central is one of 9 primary administrative regions in Sri Lanka with a population of approximately 2,558,716 people.

Facts and figures on Central at a glance

Region name: Central (Central Province)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 2,558,716 people
Country: Sri Lanka
Continent: Asia

The regional headquarters of Central (Central Province) is located in the regional capital Kandy (Kandy) with a population of 111,701 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Central's regional capital Kandy to Sri Lanka's capital Colombo (Colombo) is approximately 96 km (60 mi).

Facts and figures about Central
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Central Central Province2,558,716 peopleKandy Kandy111,701 people

Compare with other regions in Sri Lanka.

Map of Central

Map of Central

Information on Central

Information on Central
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Central Central ProvinceKandy Kandy3Sri LankaAsia

Time in Central

Time in Central
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Wed, 8 Apr 2020 - 11:04amNoWed, 8 Apr 2020 - 11:04amUTC +5.5Asia/Colombo

Geographic coordinates of Central

Latitude & Longitude of Central
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map7°19'60.0"N (7.3333300°)80°45'00.0"E (80.7500000°)

Subregions in Central

There are 3 administrative subregions in Central.
Subregions in Central
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Kandy District Kandy District1.1,277,647--
Matale District Matale District2.445,866--
Nuwara Eliya District Nuwara Eliya District3.697,635--

External sources of information on Central

Central on Wikipedia