Colombo, Sri Lanka

Colombo is a large place in the region of Western in Sri Lanka with a population of approximately 648,034 people and is one of the largest places in Sri Lanka. Colombo is also the capital of Sri Lanka. Find all facts and information about Colombo.

Facts and figures on Colombo at a glance

Name: Colombo (Colombo)
Status: Large place and capital of Sri Lanka
Population: 648,034 people
Region name (Level 3): Colombo Division
Region name (Level 2): Colombo District
Region name (Level 1): Western
Country: Sri Lanka
Continent: Asia

Colombo is located in the region of Western and is also the regional capital of this region.

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Facts and figures about Colombo
Colombo ColomboLarge place / Capital of Sri Lanka648,034 peopleWestern Western Province

Map of Colombo

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Information on Colombo

Information on Colombo
Place nameRegion name Level 3Region name Level 2Region name Level 1CountryContinent
Colombo ColomboColombo Division Colombo DivisionColombo District Colombo DistrictWestern Western ProvinceSri LankaAsia

Time in Colombo

Time in Colombo
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Mon, 26 Feb 2024 - 3:59am (03:59h)NoMon, 26 Feb 2024 - 3:59am (03:59h)UTC +5.5Asia/Colombo

Geographic coordinates of Colombo

Latitude & Longitude of Colombo
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map6°56'07.7"N (6.9354800°)79°50'55.2"E (79.8486800°)

Distances from Colombo

Distances from Colombo
To equator (0° lat)To prime meridian (0° lon)To the largest places
768 km north of the equator8,811 km east of the prime meridianDistances from Colombo

Places around Colombo

38 places found within 5 km around Colombo. You can expand the radius of your search: 10 km15 km
Places in the regional area of Colombo
Pettah Pettah-0.3 km 0.2 mishow
Fort Fort-0.5 km 0.3 mishow
Kachcheri Kachcheri-0.7 km 0.4 mishow
Janadhipathy Medura Janadhipathy Medura-1.0 km 0.6 mishow
Kompannaveediya Kompannaveediya-1.3 km 0.8 mishow
Union Place Union Place-1.7 km 1.1 mishow
Kotahena Kotahena-1.8 km 1.1 mishow
Slave Island Slave Island-2.1 km 1.3 mishow
Maradana Maradana-2.2 km 1.4 mishow
Dematagoda Dematagoda-2.3 km 1.4 mishow
Maligawatta Maligawatta-2.4 km 1.5 mishow
Mutwal Mutwal-2.6 km 1.6 mishow
New Bazaar New Bazaar-2.6 km 1.6 mishow
Orugodawatta Orugodawatta-3.0 km 1.9 mishow
Kuppiawatta Kuppiawatta-3.1 km 1.9 mishow
Bloemendhal Bloemendhal-3.2 km 2.0 mishow
Sedawatta Sedawatta-3.2 km 2.0 mishow
Meetotamulla Meetotamulla-3.3 km 2.1 mishow
Waragoda Waragoda-3.4 km 2.1 mishow
Borella Borella-3.4 km 2.1 mishow
Cinnamon Gardens Cinnamon Gardens-3.6 km 2.3 mishow
Grandpass Grandpass-3.9 km 2.4 mishow
Kollupitiya Kollupitiya-3.9 km 2.4 mishow
Kolonnawa Kolonnawa64,8874.0 km 2.5 mishow
Modara Modara-4.0 km 2.5 mishow
Madampitiya Madampitiya-4.1 km 2.6 mishow
Peliyagoda Gangaboda Peliyagoda Gangaboda-4.2 km 2.6 mishow
Kanatta Kanatta-4.2 km 2.6 mishow
Peliyagodawatta Peliyagodawatta-4.2 km 2.6 mishow
Wellampitiya Wellampitiya-4.3 km 2.6 mishow
Rupavahini Rupavahini-4.3 km 2.7 mishow
Badahelawatta Badahelawatta-4.4 km 2.7 mishow
Kotuwila Kotuwila-4.6 km 2.9 mishow
Kittanpahuwa Kittanpahuwa-4.6 km 2.9 mishow
Rajagiriya Rajagiriya-5.0 km 3.1 mishow
Manning Town Manning Town-5.0 km 3.1 mishow
Bambalapitiya Bambalapitiya-5.0 km 3.1 mishow
Yakbedda Yakbedda-5.0 km 3.1 mishow

Airports around Colombo

1 airport found within 15 km around Colombo. You can expand the radius of your search: 50 km100 km
Airports in the regional area of Colombo
Ratmalana Airport Ratmalana AirportRML, VCCC13.3 km 8.3 mishow

External sources of information on Colombo

Colombo on Wikipedia