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Sri Lanka overview

Sri Lanka is a country in Asia and his population is 21,513,990 inhabitants over an area of 65,610 km2. Sri Lanka capital is Colombo and his main time zone (in capitale) is Asia/Colombo.

Sri Lanka iso 3166 codes are LK (alpha-2), LKA (alpha-3) and 144 (numeric). Sri Lanka FIPS code is CE. Sri Lanka currency is Rupee and the dialing code is +94.

Sri Lanka postal format is : 99999 (Postal code).

Administrative divisions in Sri Lanka : 9 Provinces, 25 Districts, 328 Divisional secretariats.

Largest cities in Sri Lanka are : Colombo, Galkissa, Moratuwa, Jaffna, Negombo, Pita Kotte, Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte, Kandy, Trincomalee, Kalmunai.

Local time :
Local time
Capital :
Colombo
Population :
21,513,990
Area :
65,610 km2
Iso code :
LK
dialing code :
94
Currency :
Rupee

Largest cities in Sri Lanka

CountrySri Lanka
ContinentAsia
CapitalColombo
Iso codesLK / LKA / 144
Time zoneAsia/Colombo
Total area65,610 km2
Dialing code+94
CurrencyRupee
Internet tld.lk
Postal format 99999
GDP65 billion dollars
GDP per capita3,027 dollars
Neighbours countries

Sri Lanka administrative levels

Administrative nameAdmin levelTotal
Provinces Level 19
Districts Level 225
Divisional secretariats Level 3328

Spoken languages in Sri Lanka

Airports near Colombo (Capital of Sri Lanka)

AirportCityDistance
Colombo Ratmalana AirportColombo13 km
Bandaranaike International Colombo AirportColombo28 km
Koggala AirportGalle117 km
Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport158 km
Anuradhapura Air Force BaseAnuradhapura165 km
Hingurakgoda Air Force BasePolonnaruwa Town176 km
Ampara AirportAmpara202 km
Batticaloa AirportBatticaloa220 km
China Bay AirportTrincomalee232 km
Kankesanturai AirportJaffna319 km

Sri Lanka first administrative level


Largest cities in Sri Lanka

CityPopulationDistance from Colombo
Colombo648,0340 km
Galkissa215,94112 km
Moratuwa185,03118 km
Jaffna169,102305 km
Negombo137,22331 km
Pita Kotte118,1798 km
Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte115,8269 km
Kandy111,70196 km
Trincomalee108,420238 km
Kalmunai100,171226 km
Galle93,118108 km
Point Pedro89,810324 km
Batticaloa86,742221 km
Katunayaka84,64327 km
Valvedditturai78,205323 km
Matara76,254133 km
Battaramulla South75,6339 km
Dambulla66,716136 km
Maharagama66,57613 km
Kotikawatta64,5657 km
Anuradhapura60,943166 km
Vavuniya60,176215 km
Kolonnawa58,0764 km
Hendala56,9788 km
Ratnapura47,83267 km
Badulla47,587134 km
Puttalam45,661123 km
Welisara41,30612 km
Kalutara38,00041 km
Bentota37,00059 km
Homagama34,66420 km
Beruwala34,25053 km
Panadura33,73525 km
Mulleriyawa33,5409 km
Kandana33,42414 km
Ja Ela32,17517 km
Wattala30,7257 km
Peliyagoda30,7176 km
Kelaniya28,8469 km
Kurunegala28,57184 km
Nuwara Eliya25,775103 km
Gampola24,73084 km
Chilaw24,71272 km
Eravur Town22,982216 km
Hanwella Ihala22,91826 km
Weligama22,179124 km
Ambalangoda20,13381 km
Shanjeev Home20,000226 km
Ampara18,348207 km
Hatton15,07383 km
Polonnaruwa13,900170 km
Kilinochchi13,006281 km
Tangalla10,497145 km
Monaragala10,236166 km
Gampaha9,35024 km
Horana South8,98234 km
Wattegama8,000181 km
Minuwangoda7,77229 km
Horawala Junction7,50059 km
Kuliyapitiya6,87763 km
Haputale4,721123 km
Talawakele3,54590 km
Talpe3,000114 km
Unawatuna2,000111 km
Hikkaduwa1,30092 km
Kadugannawa1,21483 km
Sigiriya1,001151 km
Padaviya Divisional Secretariat0236 km


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