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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka FlagMajor cities : Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte (Capital).
Available Information : Head of state, Religion, Number of inhabitants, Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Unemployment, Map, Hotel, Weather and Climate.

Sri Lanka Information

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ISO 3166-1LK - LKA - 144
NATO country codeCE - LKA
FIPS 10-4 codeCE
ContinentAsia / Indian subcontinent
Sri Lanka CapitalSri Jayawardenapura Kotte
Official languageSinhala
Name of the inhabitantsSri Lankan
Sri Lanka National Day0
Sri Lanka Currency Sri Lankan rupee (LKR)
Sri Lanka 12 %
Sri Lanka Calling code+94
Sri Lanka Country domain code .lk
Sri Lanka Vehicle registration plateCL
Traveling direction Left
Time zone UTC +5:30
International organizationUnited Nations
Commonwealth of Nations
Group of 77
Sri Lanka National anthemSri Lanka Matha

Sri Lanka Head of state

Prime ministerMahinda Rajapakse (2019)
President of the RepublicGotabaya Rajapaksa (2019)

Sri Lanka Religion

List of the main religions practiced in Sri Lanka.

  1. Buddhism 69 %
  2. Hinduism 15 %
  3. Christianity 8 %
  4. Islam 8 %

Sri Lanka Data

Different data, numbers and statistics of Sri Lanka (Inhabitants, population, economy).

Area65,610 km² (25,332 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants21,688,000 population (2018) Chart
Population Density 330.6 /km² (856.1 /sq mi)
Length of coastline1,340 km
Life expectancy74.9 Year (2015), ♀ : 78.3 Year, ♂ : 71.6 Year
Average years of schooling 10.9 Year (2015)
Human Development Index 0.770 (2018)
Gross domestic product88 Billions US$ (2018) Chart
Annual change: 3.0 %
4,068 US$ per capita
Unemployment4.4 % of labor force (2018) Chart
Inflation4.3 % (2018) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: B+ (Negative, 10 March 2016)
  • Fitch: BB- (Stable, 21 November 2011)
  • Moody's: B1 (Positive, 5 August 2011)
  • Dagong: B+ (Negative, 18 March 2013)

Sri Lanka Chart

Graphs and data of Sri Lanka. Choose graph below to display it:

Number of inhabitants, Gross domestic product, Unemployment, Inflation

Sri Lanka Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Graphite
  2. Clay
  3. Limestone
  4. Gemstones
  5. Phosphate
  6. Hydroelectricity
  7. Mineral sands

Sri Lanka Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Vegetables
  2. Coconuts
  3. Sugarcane
  4. Fish
  5. Tea
  6. Grains
  7. Fruit
  8. Rice
  9. Pulses
  10. Spices
  11. Beef
  12. Milk
  13. Eggs
  14. Hides
  15. Rubber
  16. Oilseed

Sri Lanka Map

Below, simply locate Sri Lanka through the plan and map with or without relief and satellite image of our partner.

Sri Lanka Climate (Capital)

  1. Tropical rainforest climate 100 %

Sri Lanka Weather (Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte)

Today's weather and weather forecasts of Sri Lanka for the next days to come (The measurements and forecasts are those of Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte).

Sri Lanka Electricity

Electrical standard in Sri Lanka (voltage, power outlet ...)

Voltage230 V
Frequency50 Hz
Power plugPower plug : D Power plug : G Power plug : M
Power socketPower socket : D Power socket : G Power socket : M

Sri Lanka Airport

Below, find a list of the main Airport of Sri Lanka classified by annual passenger transit.

Bandaranaike International Airport

Sri Lanka Hotel

Here is a list of hotel in Sri Lanka selected by our teams for their qualities. Click the hotel of your choice to find out the availability of rooms by your travel dates.

Hotel Hotel Sun & MoonHotel Sun & Moon

Ideally located right next to the sandy beaches of Aluthgama, Hotel Sun & Moon provides a tropical getaway with plenty of sun and surf. They have an on-site restaurant and offers boat rides, laundry services and free private parking... view more
$US 43
Hotel Anilana PasikudaAnilana Pasikuda

Overlooking beautiful views of the Indian Ocean, Anilana Pasikuda offers an outdoor swimming pool, large pool deck and a restaurant. Guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi access at all areas of the hotel... view more
$US 139
Hotel Palm Garden'sPalm Garden's
Surrounded by lush tropical greenery, Palm Garden’s is an affordable property located just 1 km from Kandy City Centre. Offering well-appointed guestrooms, guests also enjoy free Wi-Fi access at all public areas... view more
$US 38
Hotel Panoramic Apartment / Seagull Complex - Nuwara EliyaPanoramic Apartment / Seagull Complex - Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya
Located in Nuwara Eliya just 1 km from Gregory Lake, Panoramic Apartment / Seagull Complex - Nuwara Eliya provides luxurious accommodation with free Wi-Fi. The apartment has 4 bedrooms, a dining area and a kitchenette... view more
$US 89
Hotel Indra Regent HotelIndra Regent Hotel

Centrally located in Colombo City, Indra Regent is 1.6 km from shopping options at House of Fashion and Odel. The hotel houses a coffee shop and a hair/beauty salon. Free Wi-Fi is provided at the lobby and restaurant... view more
$US 51
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Sri Lanka Olympic Games

List of participations in the Summer and Winter Olympics of Sri Lanka and the number of medals won.

SummerParticipation : 17Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0202
TotalParticipation : 17Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0202
Olympic Games »

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