Area

65,610 sq km

Currency

Sri Lankan Rupee (Rs)

GDP

US$80.6 billion

Language Spoken

Sinhala, Tamil and English

Population

22.3 million

If Sri Lanka Were 100 People

  • 75 would be Sinhalese
  • 11 would be Sri Lankan Tamils
  • 9 would be Sri Lankan Moors
  • 4 would be Indian Tamils
  • 1 would be other

Percentage: Religion

  • 70 Buddhist
  • 13 Hindu
  • 10 Muslim
  • 7 Christian

Population per Sq Km

  • Sri Lanka: 334
  • USA: 35
  • UK: 269

Time

Sri Lanka Standard Time (GMT/UTC + 5½ hours)