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Where is Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is country located off the southern coast of India in South Asia.

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Sri Lanka is an island nation located off the southern coast of India in South Asia.
Sri Lanka is bordered by the Indian Ocean, the Gulf of Mannar in the Laccadive Sea, and the Palk Strait, which separates Sri Lanka from India. Sri Lanka is situated to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal. As an island nation, Sri Lanka does not share land borders, but does have maritime borders with India.

Sri Lanka has a total area of about 65,610 square kilometers (or about 25,332 square miles), and a population of over 20 million. The terrain in Sri Lanka is mostly coastal plains, with some mountains in the south. Sri Lanka has nine provinces that serve as governing bodies of the country. The capital of Sri Lanka is Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, which is sometimes simply called Kotte. Kotte is a suburb of the largest city in Sri Lanka, which is Colombo. Other major cities in Sri Lanka include Dehiwala, Moratuwa, and Negombo.

The country of Sri Lanka is in the Asia continent and the latitude and longitude for the country are 7.5653° N, 80.4303° E.

The neighboring countries of Sri Lanka are:

Maritime Boundaries
  1. India
  2. Maldives


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  Facts About Sri Lanka  
Country NameSri Lanka
ContinentAsia
CapitalSri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo
Largest cityColombo
Area65,610 km2 (25,332 sq mi) Water (%) 4.4
Population20,277,597 (2012 Census)
Lat Long7° 0′ 0″ N, 81° 0′ 0″ E
Official LanguageSinhalese, Tamil
Calling Code+94
Time ZoneSLST (UTC+5:30)
Airport17 Airports
Neighbour countriesIndia, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Iran, Afghanistan
Internet TLD.lk
CurrencySri Lankan rupee (LKR)


Last Updated : June 22, 2015


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