Geopolitical map of Sri Lanka

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CapitalPopulationArea
Colombo 21,513,990 65,610
Country codePhone CodeLocal HourTime zone
LK +94 01:39:11 Asia/Colombo
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Some data about Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a country of 21,513,990 inhabitants, with an area of ‚Äč65,610 km2, its capital is Colombo and its time zone is "Asia/Colombo". Its ISO code is "LK" in 2 positions and "LKA" in 3 positions.

To be able to make a telephone call to Sri Lanka, you must dial your telephone code, which is 94. The currency used in Sri Lanka is the "Rupee" (LKR).

The administrative subdivision of Sri Lanka (administrative division) is made up of 9 Provinces (level 1), 25 Districts (level 2) and 328 Divisional secretariats (level 3). Sri Lanka has 12 cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants.

Above you have a geopolitical map of Sri Lanka with a precise legend on its biggest cities, its road network, its airports, railways and waterways. Do not hesitate to click on the map of Sri Lanka to access a zoom level and finer details.

Proportion of cities by number of inhabitants in Sri Lanka

Number of cities by importance (population) in Sri Lanka. Considering cities with a population of more than 100 000, 200 000, 500 000 and 1 million inhabitants, with the percentage of the population that these cities represent.

> 100k inhabitants > 200k inhabitants > 500k inhabitants > 1 million inhabitants
12 4 1 0
10.9 % 6.1 % 3.0 % 0.0 %
  • The 12 most important cities represent 10.9% of the entire population
  • The 4 most important cities represent 6.1% of the entire population
  • The 1 most important cities represent 3.0% of the entire population
  • The 0 most important cities represent 0.0% of the entire population

Administrative division of Sri Lanka

Administrative subdivisionsAdministrative level
9 Provinces1
25 Districts2
328 Divisional secretariats3

List of first-order administrative division in Sri Lanka

  • Central Province
  • Eastern Province
  • North Central Province
  • North Western Province
  • Northern Province
  • Province of Sabaragamuwa
  • Southern Province
  • Province of Uva
  • Western Province

List of major cities of Sri Lanka

  • Colombo648 034 inhabitants
  • Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia219 827 inhabitants
  • Mount Lavinia219 827 inhabitants
  • Galkissa215 941 inhabitants
  • Moratuwa185 031 inhabitants
  • Jaffna169 102 inhabitants
  • Negombo137 223 inhabitants
  • Pita Kotte118 179 inhabitants
  • Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte115 826 inhabitants
  • Kandy111 701 inhabitants
  • Trincomalee108 420 inhabitants
  • Kalmunai100 171 inhabitants
  • Galle93 118 inhabitants
  • Point Pedro89 810 inhabitants
  • Batticaloa86 742 inhabitants
  • Katunayaka84 643 inhabitants
  • Valvedditturai78 205 inhabitants
  • Matara76 254 inhabitants
  • Battaramulla South75 633 inhabitants
  • Dambulla66 716 inhabitants
  • Maharagama66 576 inhabitants
  • Kotikawatta64 565 inhabitants
  • Anuradhapura60 943 inhabitants
  • Vavuniya60 176 inhabitants
  • Kolonnawa58 076 inhabitants
  • Hendala56 978 inhabitants
  • Ratnapura47 832 inhabitants
  • Badulla47 587 inhabitants
  • Puttalam45 661 inhabitants
  • Welisara41 306 inhabitants
  • Kalutara38 000 inhabitants
  • Bentota37 000 inhabitants
  • Matale36 462 inhabitants
  • Homagama34 664 inhabitants
  • Beruwala34 250 inhabitants
  • Panadura33 735 inhabitants
  • Mulleriyawa33 540 inhabitants
  • Kandana33 424 inhabitants
  • Ja Ela32 175 inhabitants
  • Wattala30 725 inhabitants