Sri Lanka


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Country information

Country: Sri Lanka
Population: 21,513,990 inhabitants  (Last modified: 5/03/2013 )
Area 65,610 km²
Capital: Colombo
Currency: Rupee (LKR)
Phone code: +94
Languages: si,ta,en
Domain name: .lk
Postcode form: #####
Postcode regex: ^(\d{5})$
Fips: CE

Current local time in Sri Lanka

Current Date:
Friday 23 August 2019
Current Time:
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Time Zone: Asia/Colombo
GMT/UTC: + 5.5  hours
DST: No time changes this year!

*GMT/UTC - Standard Time Zone
*DST - Daylight Saving Time

Upcoming public holidays

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
August 24 Saturday Janmashtami Public Holiday
September 2 Monday Ganesh Chaturthi Public Holiday
September 13 Friday Binara Full Moon Poya Day Public Holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
September 29 Sunday Navaratri Hindu Holiday
October 8 Tuesday Dussehra Gazetted Holiday
October 13 Sunday Vap Full Moon Poya Day Public Holiday
October 27 Sunday Deepavali Public Holiday
November 10 Sunday Milad-Un-Nabi (Holy Prophet's Birthday) Public Holiday
November 12 Tuesday Il Full Moon Poya Day Public Holiday
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Tide times and tide charts

Geographic information

Latitude in decimal degrees: 7
Longitude in decimal degrees: 81
Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 7° North
Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 81° East
Height above sea level: 818 m,   2683.73 ft,   32204.74 in
Geographical feature: A (Administrative region type feature)
Feature designation code: A.PCLI (independent political entity)