Sri Lanka - General information
RegionSouthern and Central Asia
CapitalColombo
LanguageSinhala, Tamil
CurrencySri Lanka Rupee
Population20,277,597
Phone code+94
Cost of living in Sri Lanka
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 78 153
Food 120 177
Transportation 5 21
Communications and utilities 34 37
Clothing 11 43
Sports and leisure 7 31
Total256462
Accommodation in Sri Lanka USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre79
Shared room in city centre154
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre98
1 bedroom apartment in city centre165
Coordinates of Sri Lanka
Time ZoneAsia/Colombo
GMT +5.5
DST +5.5
Latitude7.750000000
Longitude80.750000000
Elevation (STRM3)394 m.

List of largest cities in Sri Lanka

 
Colombo Colombo
Colombo Western
648,034
Galkissa Galkissa
Galkissa Western
215,941
Moratuwa Moratuwa
Moratuwa Western
185,031
Jaffna Jaffna
Jaffna Northern Province
169,102
Negombo Negombo
Negombo Western
137,223
Pita Kotte Pita Kotte
Pita Kotte Western
118,179

Cost of living and prices in Sri Lanka

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 1.7 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 10.1 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 4.7 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.7 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2.7 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0.5 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0.3 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2.1 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0.5 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 0.4 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1.3 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1.2 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 0.8 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0.9 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 0.5 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0.9 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1.0 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 9.3 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 4.0 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 2.0 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 0.8 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1.7 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 9.6 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.6 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2.1 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 4.7 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0.1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 6.8 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 0.3 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 0.3 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 0.7 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 0.8 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 27,024.9 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 11.1 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 7.1 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 3.4 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 31.3 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 28.7 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 51.8 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 28.9 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 206.5 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 122.9 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 578.7 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 295.4 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 44.3 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 19.1 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,260.5 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 776.1 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 247.7 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 12.24%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Sri Lanka

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugYear
Record high°C37363635353735393638363739
Average high°C29282828282930303029292929
Average temperature°C27262626262627282828282827
Average low°C24242323222223242525252524
Record low°C21191818161819212118201916
RainDays7129865681197693
FogDays13443552101027
ThunderstormsDays346422610822249
Average precipitationMm.1323033162131116594182234144103891988
Relative humidity%61626258575656586263636260
Relative humidity morning%78818381778081817876767579
Relative humidity evening%65666561575758626564646462
Wind speedKm/h9889999899999
Day LengthHours13121212121212131313131312
Dew point°C232322222121222324232323268
Growing degree-day°C5185124814874834545305445655275415396182
Solar radiation, globalMj/m219181615172123212019191919
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