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Colombo, Sri Lanka

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 6.927079, 79.861244.

Colombo is the capital city of Sri Lanka, its main industrial, commercial, cultural, and religious center. The city is located on the west coast of Sri Lanka island and is the principal port and transportation hub of the whole region. Colombo is the largest financial hub in modern Sri Lanka, as well as a beautiful city in which old historic architecture and modern buildings live side by side. Colombo has a very long history and was known as a developed settlement and a commercial point over two thousand years ago. During the recent history of the city, it used to be administered and managed by the British authorities, and only in the second half of the last century, the country gained its independence and started developing as a new independent state.

Colombo is a unique city where it is possible to see modern skyscrapers and architecture of the previous centuries. The city is famous for its really large residential area which has been keeping expending and expanding for many decades. The location of Colombo at the Laccadive Sea makes it not just a tourist attraction but also a popular resort. Hotels like Marino Beach and others are usually booked and receive thousands of tourists year round. Colombo is a famous destination for those who love sports known especially as a venue for international regattas. There are many natural attractions and landmarks in the city including Beira Lake, Galle Face Park, Viharamahadevi Park, and many others.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka Lat Long Coordinates Info

The latitude of Colombo, Sri Lanka is 6.927079, and the longitude is 79.861244. Colombo, Sri Lanka is located at Sri Lanka country in the Cities place category with the gps coordinates of 6° 55' 37.4844'' N and 79° 51' 40.4784'' E.

Colombo, Sri Lanka Geographic Information
CountrySri Lanka
Latitude6.927079
Longitude79.861244
DMS Lat6° 55' 37.4844'' N
DMS Long79° 51' 40.4784'' E
UTM Easting374,195.71
UTM Northing765,838.51
CategoryCities
Country CodeLK
Zoom Level10

Coordinates of Colombo, Sri Lanka is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format.


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Thakshila 2016-12-13 17:27:02

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