Colombo, Western, Sri Lanka (LK)

City name Colombo
Alternative names Columbo
Name of the highest level administration Western
Admin type Province
Capital Primary
Continent Asia
Country Sri Lanka
Country flag Flag of Sri Lanka
Population 752993
Density 5122,1
Airports in Colombo 2

Current time in Colombo now

Colombo

14:09:08

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Country

Sri Lanka

Sunrise

00:36

Sunset

12:21

Time zone: Asia/Colombo

Coordinates: 6.927468 / 79.848358

Day length: 06:29

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Colombo (Sri Lanka) on map

Latitude: 6.927468 | Longitude: 79.848358 | IATA code: CMB

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

From Colombo to Haversine
North pole 9237 km 5740 mil
Equator 8887 km 5522 mil
South pole 1364 km 848 mil
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Weather in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Sunrise: 06:06 AM Sunset: 05:52 PM Moonrise: 02:06 AM Moonset: 02:28 PM Max: 29 ℃ Min: 24,6 ℃ Avg: 25,7 ℃ Precip: 0,04 in Max wind: 6,5 mph
Tue 30, 00:00 am Tue 30, 03:00 am Tue 30, 06:00 am Tue 30, 09:00 am Tue 30, 12:00 pm Tue 30, 15:00 pm Tue 30, 18:00 pm Tue 30, 21:00 pm
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Temp 25,1 ℃ 24,7 ℃ 24,6 ℃ 27,4 ℃ 28,3 ℃ 25,8 ℃ 25 ℃ 24,7 ℃
Wind 6,5 mph 4,9 mph 2,7 mph 1,6 mph 2,5 mph 1,6 mph 5,4 mph 3,6 mph
Precip 0,02 in 0,06 in 0,06 in 0,05 in 0,04 in 0,03 in 0 in 0 in
Cloud 76% 82% 83% 69% 57% 58% 84% 59%
Humidity 89% 90% 90% 79% 78% 87% 91% 89%
Pressure 29,84 in 29,81 in 29,85 in 29,9 in 29,83 in 29,78 in 29,83 in 29,89 in

Colombo is located in Sri Lanka, which is labeled as LK based on the ISO 3166 standard. Situated in Asia, Colombo falls into the Asia/Colombo zone, so you need to keep in mind a possible time lag. The coordinates of Colombo in the latitude and longitude format are 6.927468 / 79.848358 — you can use them to spot the city on our map when planning a trip.

According to the recent census, the main ethnic groups residing in Sri Lanka are The Sinhalese. The population of Colombo is currently estimated at 752993.

The list of the official languages includes English, Sinhala, Tamil, but you can expect greater linguistic and cultural diversity in areas focused on international tourism. Colombo offers enough hotels and apartments to ensure a comfortable stay for different budgets. If you are going to take a tour to Colombo, make sure to exchange your personal current capital into LKR, which is officially in circulation in Sri Lanka.

Thanks to our online calculator, you can learn what distance you need to travel and how to get from your place to Colombo in the best possible way. When figuring out how to get to Colombo by plane, take into account that the city has 2 airports nearby. If you give preference to air transport, the IATA city code for Colombo is CMB.

City name Latitude Longitude Distance
Piura (PE) -5.201667 -80.613335 17846 km
Tumbes (PE) -3.566667 -80.416664 17799 km
Chiclayo (PE) -6.789722 -79.832220 17772 km
Manta (EC) -0.953035 -80.684000 17757 km
Guayaquil (EC) -2.142654 -79.880320 17707 km
Trujillo (PE) -8.090000 -79.115000 17693 km
Cuenca (EC) -2.889343 -78.986890 17628 km
Cajamarca (PE) -7.133333 -78.500000 17626 km
Quito (EC) -0.145528 -78.490530 17497 km
Liberia (CR) 10.600005 -85.538390 17482 km
City name Latitude Longitude Distance
Seeduwa (LK) 7.130500 79.887100 23 km
Kokkawila (LK) 7.578300 79.877700 72 km
Tuticorin (IN) 8.716667 78.033330 282 km
Thiruvananthapuram (IN) 8.476126 76.919070 366 km
Madurai (IN) 9.837471 78.091120 377 km
Trichinopoly (IN) 10.762168 78.707240 444 km
Kochi (IN) 10.155644 76.390530 523 km
Coimbatore (IN) 11.031026 77.038930 551 km
Calicut (IN) 11.140250 75.950584 634 km
Chennai (IN) 12.982267 80.163780 674 km

People also ask - FAQ

The population of Colombo is approximately 752993 people. An estimate of the population per square kilometer at the lat/lng - 5122,1.
Yes, Colombo is part of Sri Lanka.
Alternative names of Colombo is Columbo.
The city timezone in the TZ database format - Asia/Colombo.
Colombo (LK) has approximately 2 airports.
Yes, Colombo is part of the continent of Asia.
The most longest distances between Colombo and Galapagos Islands is 18704 kilometers or 11622 miles.
The most smallest distances between Colombo and Tuticorin is 282 kilometers or 175 miles.