Places in Sri Lanka

Find information on almost all places in Sri Lanka. Whether you are looking for information on regions in Sri Lanka or information on cities and places in Sri Lanka, this website is the right place in the web to start your search.

Facts and figures about Sri Lanka at a glance

Sri Lanka is a sovereign country on the continent of Asia. Sri Lanka covers a total area of 65,610.0 km2 and has a population of approximately 21,670,000 people.

The capital of Sri Lanka is Colombo (Colombo) with a population of 648,034 people.

Facts and figures about Sri Lanka
Sri LankaLK65,610.0 km221,670,000 people330.3

Population density in Sri Lanka
Population density
330.3 p/km2 (average)
Average population density in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka: Average population density

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Map of Sri Lanka

Map of Sri Lanka

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Information on Sri Lanka

Information on Sri Lanka
NameOfficial nameCodeStatusRegionsCapitalContinent
Sri LankaDemocratic Socialist Republic of Sri LankaLKSovereign country9 Colombo ColomboAsia

Time in Sri Lanka

Time in Sri Lanka
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Mon, 26 Feb 2024 - 2:47am (02:47h)NoMon, 26 Feb 2024 - 2:47am (02:47h)UTC +5.5Asia/Colombo

Currency in Sri Lanka

Currency in Sri Lanka

Languages in Sri Lanka

Languages in Sri Lanka
English , Sinhala , Tamil

Neighbouring countries of Sri Lanka

Neighbouring countries of Sri Lanka
Neighbouring countries

Telecommunication in Sri Lanka

Telecommunication in Sri Lanka
International calling codeInternet top level domain (TLD)

Latitude & Longitude of Sri Lanka

Latitude & Longitude of Sri Lanka
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map7°45'00.0"N (7.7500000°)80°45'00.0"E (80.7500000°)

Regions in Sri Lanka

Regions in Sri Lanka
There are 9 primary administrative regions in Sri Lanka. Have a closer look at the regions in Sri Lanka.

Largest places in Sri Lanka

There are 11 places in Sri Lanka with a population of more than 100,000 people.
Largest places in Sri Lanka
Colombo Colombo1.648,034
Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia2.219,827
Maharagama Maharagama3.195,355
Jaffna Jaffna4.169,102
Moratuwa Moratuwa5.168,280
Negombo Negombo6.137,223
Pita Kotte Pita Kotte7.118,179
Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte8.115,826
Kandy Kandy9.111,701
Trincomalee Trincomalee10.108,420
Kalmunai Kalmunai11.100,171

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External sources of information on Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka on Wikipedia

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Search places in Sri Lanka by first letter

If you prefer you can search any place in Sri Lanka by first letter. Just click on the respective first letter in the index of places in Sri Lanka. All places in Sri Lanka starting with this letter will be listed. Also sometimes the full name of a certain place maybe unknown. Then this search option may also be usefull for searching such places in Sri Lanka.

Follow the hierarchy in Sri Lanka

You can click your way through the hierarchy starting from the continent Asia, over a region in Sri Lanka to a certain place or city in Sri Lanka, as all places and cities in Sri Lanka are linked hierarchically to each other. The actual hierarchy is always displayed in the breadcrumb navigation, so you can always see exactly where you are.