Share on FB Twitter Whatsapp linkedIn Tumblr Reddit Pin Print email

Sri Lanka

CountrySri Lanka
Official NameThe Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
Country Meaning(Holy Island)
Motto (No official motto)
AnthemSri Lanka Matha (Mother Sri Lanka)
Capital/CityColombo
Population47,351,567 (0.60% of the world)
LanguagesSinhala (official and national language) 87%, Tamil (official and national language) 28.5%, English 23.8% (2012 est.)
Alpha Code »LK / LKA
Internet Domain ccTLD.lk
Currency Symbol Sri Lankan rupee (Rs, රු or ரூ LKR)
Central Bank »Central Bank of Sri Lanka
Calling Codes+94
Area Total Area: 65,610 km2 (25,330 sq mi)
Land: 62,732 km2 (24,221 sq mi)
Water: 2,878 km2 (1,111 sq mi)
ContinentAsia
RegionSouthern Asia
Lat/Long7.8730540, 80.7717970
Timezone1 timezone(s)