Flag of Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan flag is a one coloured field with left two vertical stripes and right a lion on a rectangular panel. The used colors in the flag are red, green, yellow, orange. The proportion of the Sri Lankan flag is 1:2. The Flag of Sri Lanka was adopted in 1972. The first use of the current flag design was in 1948. The last change to the current Sri Lankan flag design was in 1972.

Flag of Sri Lanka

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Flag proportion

Ratio 1:2


  • First flag usage: 1879
  • Adoption current flag: 1972
  • Last change flag: 1948

Flag colors


About Sri Lanka


22 409 381


25 332 sq mi
65 610 km2

Population density

885 sq mi
342 km2

Country information

Country: Sri Lanka
Continent: Asia
Official languages: Sinhalese, Tamil
Capital: Sri Jayewardenapura Kotte
Government: Unitary semi-presidential constitutional republic
Border length: 1 miles / 1 km
Neighbouring countries
India: 0 miles 0 km

The Sri Lankan flag is the flag of the country named Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is located in continental Asia. Sri Lanka has 1 neighbouring country. The total length of land borders of Sri Lanka is 1 mi/ 1 km. Sri Lanka border neighbours and border lengths are: India: 0,1 km.

22 409 381 people are living in Sri Lanka, a country stretching over 25 332 sq mi/ 65 610 km² (4.4% water). The population density in Sri Lanka is of 885 per sq mi/ 342 people per km². The official language of Sri Lanka is Sinhalese, Tamil. The capital city of Sri Lanka is Sri Jayewardenapura Kotte. Sri Lanka is a Unitary semi-presidential constitutional republic.

The currency in Sri Lanka is the Sri Lankan rupee Rs or රු (LKR). UTC (standard time) in Sri Lanka is UTC+05:30 and UTC+05:30 in summer. Sri Lanka has the unique two-letter country code, LK (also Internet top-level domain), its three-letter country code is LKA, and its three-digit country code is 144. The calling code for Sri Lanka is +94.




Sri Lankan rupee Rs or රු (LKR)


CET: UTC+05:30
CEST: UTC+05:30


Internet TLD: LK
Three-letter country code: LKA
Three-digit country code: 144
Calling code: +94

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