Colombo

Colombo

Colombo is the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka.

settlement, city, town or city, populated place, university city, geographical area

Area
37.2958287888 square kilometres , 14.4 square miles , 37.31 square kilometres
Births
Michael Ondaatje , C. A. R. Hoare , Pooja Umashankar , Ranasinghe Premadasa , Mahela Jayawardene ,  …
Buried
Arthur C. Clarke
Capital of
Portuguese Ceylon
Closest Airport
Bandaranaike International Airport , Ratmalana Airport
Contents
Mihin Lanka , Royal College, Colombo , Dialog Telekom , Ananda College , Sri Lanka Railways ,  …
Coordinates
6°56'04"N , 6°56'03"N , 79°49'60"E , 79°50'34"E
Deaths
Arthur C. Clarke , Ranasinghe Premadasa , Sirimavo Bandaranaike , Solomon Bandaranaike , Lakshman Kadirgamar ,  …
End of
Southern Expressway
Founded here
Virtusa , Estar
GeoNames URL
http://sws.geonames.org/1248991/
Gns Unique Feature Identifier
"-2214877"
Leader
Uvais Mohamed Imitiyas
Leader's Title
"Headquarters" , "Special Commissioner" , "Mayor"
Location
Sri Lanka , South Asia , the Northern Hemisphere , Western , Colombo District ,  …
Location of
Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna , Mihin Lanka , Sri Lanka Freedom Party , Royal College, Colombo , Dialog Telekom ,  …
Met Office ID
"2136"
Official Web Site of, Website
http://www.cmc.lk
Origin of
Bathiya and Santhush , Ranidu Lankage , Iraj Weeraratne , Nimal Mendis , Ashanthi ,  …
Population
647,100
Population density
17,344 per square kilometre , 17,211 per square kilometre
Residents
Douglas Devananda , Malaka Dewapriya , Harry Jayawardena , Mervyn Silva , Cassim Faizal ,  …
Time Zone Area
Sri Lanka

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