Colombo is one of the most populated cities in Sri Lanka, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Asia, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 6.92N latitude / 79.86E longitude. For routing in Colombo, please check the free driving directions Colombo service below.
When you visit Sri Lanka, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Sinhalese, Tamil, and the officially used currency is Sri Lankan rupee (LKR), since 1872.
Colombo, the capital city, has numerous population; 693 000 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Colombo counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Sri Lanka, bears 20 950 041 sum citizens spreading on its 25 332,15 sq mi / 65 610 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Sri Lanka is Unitary semi-presidential constitutional republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: N/A, while salute for the national anthem called: Sri Lanka Matha (Mother Sri Lanka).
Google maps Colombo, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of Sri Lanka and the neighboring countries like N/A.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Sri Lanka Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
Google maps Colombo
Short geographic information for Sri Lanka
An island in the Indian Ocean off the southeast tip of India, Sri Lanka is about half the size of Alabama. Most of the land is flat and rolling mountains in the south-central region rise to over 8,000 ft (2,438 m).