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Colombo Latitude and Longitude

The latitude for Colombo, Sri Lanka is: 6.9270786 and the longitude is: 79.86124300000006.

Colombo Latitude: 6.9270786
Colombo Longitude: 79.86124300000006
Latitude DMS: 6°55'37.48"N
Longitude DMS: 79°51'40.47"E
UTM Easting: 374,195.60
UTM Northing: 765,838.47
UTM Zone: 44N
Geohash: tc0z3m11jufv
Position from Earth's Center: E
Elevation: 11.43 Meters (37.51 Feet)
Type: Country Capital[?]
City: Colombo
District: Colombo
Province: Western Province
Province Abbreviation: WP
Country: Sri Lanka
Country Code: LK
Country Code Alpha-3: LKA
Country Continent: Asia
Time Zone: Asia/Colombo
Time Zone Abbreviation: +0530
Daylight Saving Time: No
UTC/GMT Difference: +05:30
Current Time: Monday September 27th 10:40am

Colombo Summary

Colombo "Kŏḷamba[si]/Kŏl̮umpu[ta]" is the capital of Sri Lanka (see coordinates for Sri Lanka) and is located 258.4 Km SE of Tiruchchendur, India and 766.8 Km ENE of Male, Maldives.

Colombo is the most populated city in Sri Lanka. Dehiwala-Mount (see coordinates for Dehiwala-Mount) located 11 Km S of Colombo, is the 2nd most populated in Sri Lanka and Moratuwa 15.8 Km away SSE is the 3rd most populated.

Airport near 6°55'37.48"N and 79°51'40.47"E:

Colombo points of interest:

  • 1.3 Km S Colombo Town Hall, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • 1.4 Km SW Beira Lake, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • 1.7 Km NW Pettah Market, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • 1.7 Km NW Khan Clock Tower, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • 1.9 Km S Sri Lanka National Museum, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Need to calculate the distance between Colombo and nearby cities? See Colombo to nearby cities.

Now that you know the location, you might also be interested in knowing the land elevation or altitude, for details see elevation for Colombo.

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