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Sri Lanka - LK / LKA

Name Sri Lanka (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes LK / LKA
Continent Asia
Continent code AS
Capital Colombo
Area 6271
DD coordinates 7.877422 / 80.700343
DMS coordinates 7°52'38.72" N / 80°42'1.23" E
UTM coordinates 44N 466968.08569797 870758.56428869
Total cities 11016
Flag of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka location on map

Information about Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a part of the Asia continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Sri Lanka, is LK.

It's territory covers an area of 6271 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Colombo, the capital city of Sri Lanka. On nationwide level, English, Sinhala, Tamil is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as The Sinhalese. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather left-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 114093 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 1562 km. Sri Lanka merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 160 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 94 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use LKR as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Sri Lanka live according to the Asia/Colombo time zone, which is also the one used in Colombo.

More facts

Official languages English, Sinhala, Tamil
Nationalities The Sinhalese
Road traffic Left
Domain zone .lk
Phone codes 94
Currencies LKR
Life expectancy males Ø 73,4 years
Life expectancy females Ø 80,1 years
Birthrate 15,8 ‰
Deathrate 6,7 ‰
Males/Females 48,0%/52,0%

Where to fly from Sri Lanka

Flight direction Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Duration Price
Colombo (LK) - Male (MV) CMB MLE UL 115 0 0 85 293,00$
Colombo (LK) - London (GB) CMB LHR UL 503 0 0 685 2 550,00$
Colombo (LK) - Bengaluru (IN) CMB BLR UL 173 0 0 85 251,00$
Colombo (LK) - Thiruvananthapuram (IN) CMB TRV UL 161 0 0 60 237,00$
Colombo (LK) - Singapore (SG) CMB SIN UL 308 0 0 250 363,00$
Colombo (LK) - Delhi (IN) CMB DEL UL 195 0 0 215 332,00$
Colombo (LK) - Kochi (IN) CMB COK UL 167 0 0 70 259,00$
Colombo (LK) - Chennai (IN) CMB MAA UL 121 0 0 85 170,00$
Colombo (LK) - Mumbai (IN) CMB BOM UK 132 0 0 155 266,00$
Colombo (LK) - Dhaka (BD) CMB DAC UL 189 0 0 195 555,00$
Updated 12.08.2022

LK economy

GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 19414,3 M $
Importations 24562,0 M $
Tourism receipts 4,66 bn $
Unemployment rate 4,8%
Inflation rate 3,53%
Corruption index 38 (bad)
Energy consumption 12,7 bn kWh

LK land use

6% Urban areas 4016 km²
44% Agricultural areas 28665 km²
33% Forest 21658 km²
0% Water areas 2900 km²
17% Others 11271 km²

LK transport

Roadways 114093 km
Railways 1562 km
Waterways 160 km
Commercial harbors 97
Airports 16

Sri Lanka cities by first letter

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From Sri Lanka to other countries distance

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
CAN Flag of Canada Canada North America Ottawa 12906 km
NZL Flag of New Zealand New Zealand Oceania Wellington 10750 km
USA Flag of United States United States North America - 14944 km
ZAF Flag of South Africa South Africa Africa Pretoria 7238 km
ALB Flag of Albania Albania Europe Tirana 6984 km
ARM Flag of Armenia Armenia Asia Yerevan 5031 km
ARG Flag of Argentina Argentina South America Buenos Aires 15087 km
AUT Flag of Austria Austria Europe Vienna 7675 km
AZE Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Asia Baku 4861 km
BIH Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Europe Sarajevo 7255 km

There are many ways to find how far is Sri Lanka (LK) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Sri Lanka to Haversine
North pole 9132 km 5674 mil
Equator 8983 km 5582 mil
South pole 10883 km 6763 mil

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41339 Airports

People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Sri Lanka and Ecuador is 17576 kilometers or 10921 miles.
The most smallest distances between Sri Lanka and Maldives is 1029 kilometers or 640 miles.
We found information about 11016 cities.
The capital of LK is Colombo with population in 2022 over 752993 people.
The area of Sri Lanka (LK) is 6271 square kilometers.
Yes, Sri Lanka is part of the continent of Asia.
Official name of LK is The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka has approximately 16 airports.