Sri Lanka


Point Information
Country Name Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
Short Name Sri Lanka
Capital Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte (legislative)

Colombo (executive and judicial)

Largest city Colombo
Official languages Sinhala, Tamil
National Languages Sinhala, Tamil
Religion 70.2% Buddhism (State religion, 12.6% Hinduism, 9.7% Islam, 4% Christianity, 0.1% Other/None
Demonym(s) Sri Lankan
Government Unitary semi-presidential constitutional republic
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa
Vice President Prime Minister – Mahinda Rajapaksa
House Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena
Chief Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya
Total Area 65,610 km2 (25,330 sq mi)
Water (%) 4.4
Total Land Area (%) 62,723 km2
Population 21,803,000 (2019 estimate)
GDP (PPP) $321.856 billion (2020 estimate)
GDP (Nominal) $92.111 billion (2020 estimate)
Currency Sri Lankan rupee (Rs) (LKR)
Time zone UTC+5:30 (SLST)
Date format dd-mm-yyyy


Mains Electricity 230 V – 50 Hz
Driving side left
Calling code +94
ISO 3166 code LK
Internet TLD .lk

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Political Parties
  1. All Ceylon Islamic United Front
  2.  All Ceylon Makkal Congress
  3. All Ceylon Malay Political Union
  4.  All Ceylon Tamil Congress
  5. Aziz Democratic Workers Congress
Independence Day 4 February 1948
Tallest Building Altair
Grand Hyatt Colombo
One Galle Face B
One Galle Face A
Richest Persons Arumugam Thondaman

Maithripala Sirisena

Arjuna Ranatunga

Mahinda Rajapaksa

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