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Geography Statistics of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's Information

Flag of Sri Lanka
Land Area 64,630 km2
Water Area 980 km2
Total Area 65,610km2 (#120)
Population 21,203,000 (#58)
Population Density 328.07/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $237.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $11,200
Currency Rupee (LKR)
Largest Cities
  • Coastline: 832 miles (1,340 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 24,954 sq miles (64,630 sq km)
    (water) 378 sq miles (980 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 25,332 sq miles (65,610 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 8 provinces, including Central, North Central, North Eastern, North Western, Sabaragamuwa, Southern, Uva and Western.
  • Horizontal Width: 135.96 miles (218.81 km) from Negombo east to Kalmunai
  • Vertical Length: 207.79 miles (334.4 km) from Jaffna south to Galle

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (0)
  • Geographic Center: About 27.36 miles (44.03 km) southeast of Matale
  • Highest Point: Pidurutalagala 8,261 ft. (2,518 m)
  • Lowest Point: Indian Ocean 0 m
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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