Colombo

Colombo is the largest city and commercial capital of , and still perceived by many as the capital though the suburb of Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is now the official capital.
Photo: Milindapck, Public domain.

Notable Places in the Area

Stadium
The R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium is a cricket stadium on Khettarama Road, , Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photo: Harshadewa Ariyasinghe, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Stadium
is a multi-purpose stadium in Colombo, . Photo: Vishmika dilshan, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Museum
, also known as the Sri Lanka National Museum is one of two museums in Colombo. Photo: A.Savin, FAL.

Lake
is a lake in the center of the city of Colombo in . Photo: Mayakaru, CC BY 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is a suburb part of Colombo, . It is an area known as Colombo 13…

Suburb
is part of the 's administrative capital of Sri Jayawardenapura.

Village
also known as Kampong Kertel and Kompanna Veediya is a suburb in Colombo, , located directly south of the . Photo: Mayakaru, CC BY 3.0.

Colombo

Latitude
6.9387° or 6° 56' 19.5" north
Longitude
79.8541° or 79° 51' 14.8" east
Open Location Code
6JRXWVQ3+FJ
Population
753,000
IATA airport code
CMB
United Nations Location Code
LK CMB
Elevation
1 metre (3 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 50794342
Geo­Names ID
1248991
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Colombo
  • Afrikaans: Kolombo
  • Albanian: Kolombo
  • Amharic: ኮሎምቦ
  • Arabic: Colombo
  • Arabic: كولمبو
  • Arabic: كولومبو
  • Armenian: Կոլոմբո
  • Asturian: Colombo
  • Asturian: Colombu
  • Azerbaijani: Kolombo
  • Bashkir: Коломбо
  • Basque: Kolonbo
  • Belarusian: Каломба
  • Bengali: কলম্বো
  • Bengali: কলোম্বো
  • Bengali: கொழும்ப
  • Bhojpuri: कोलंबो
  • Bosnian: Colombo
  • Breton: Colombo
  • Bulgarian: Коломбо
  • Burmese: ကိုလံဘိုမြို့
  • Catalan: Colombo
  • Cebuano: Colombo (ulohang dakbayan)
  • Cebuano: Colombo
  • Chinese: Colombo
  • Chinese: 可倫坡
  • Chinese: 哥伦坡
  • Chinese: 哥倫坡
  • Chinese: 哥林堡
  • Chinese: 科伦坡
  • Chinese: 科倫坡
  • Chinese: 高朗务
  • Chinese: 高郎步
  • Croatian: Colombo
  • Czech: Colombo
  • Czech: Kolombo
  • Danish: Colombo
  • Dhivehi: ކޮޅުނބު
  • Dimli (individual language): Kolombo
  • Dotyali: कोलम्बो
  • Dutch: Colombo
  • Egyptian Arabic: كولمبو
  • Esperanto: Colombo
  • Esperanto: Kolombo
  • Estonian: Colombo
  • Fiji Hindi: Colombo
  • Finnish: Colombo
  • French: Colombo
  • Galician: Colombo
  • Georgian: კოლომბო
  • German: Colombo
  • German: Kolamba
  • German: Kolombo
  • Greek: Κολόμπο
  • Guarani: Kolómbo
  • Gujarati: કોલંબો
  • Haitian: Kolonbo
  • Hebrew: קולומבו
  • Hindi: कोलंबो
  • Hungarian: Colombo
  • Icelandic: Colombo
  • Ido: Colombo
  • Indonesian: Colombo
  • Indonesian: Kolombo
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Colombo
  • Interlingue: Colombo
  • Irish: Colombo
  • Italian: Colombo
  • Japanese: コロンボ
  • Kannada: ಕೊಲಂಬೊ
  • Kannada: ಕೊಲಂಬೋ
  • Kazakh: Коломбо
  • Kirghiz: Коломбо
  • Korean: 콜롬보
  • Latin: Colombo
  • Latin: Columbum
  • Latvian: Kolombo
  • Ligurian: Colombo (çitæ)
  • Lithuanian: Kolombas
  • Lombard: Colombo
  • Luxembourgish: Colombo
  • Macedonian: Коломбо
  • Maithili: कोलम्बो
  • Malagasy: Colombo
  • Malay: Colombo
  • Malayalam: Colombo
  • Malayalam: കൊളംബോ
  • Marathi: कोलंबो
  • Mazanderani: کلمبو
  • Min Nan Chinese: Colombo
  • Mingrelian: კოლომბო
  • Mongolian: Коломбо
  • Moroccan Arabic: كولومبو
  • Nepali: कोलम्बो
  • Norwegian: Colombo
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Colombo
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Colombo
  • Novial: Kolombo
  • Occitan (post 1500): Colombo
  • Oriya: କଲୋମ୍ବୋ
  • Ossetian: Коломбо
  • Panjabi: ਕੋਲੰਬੋ
  • Papiamento: Colombo
  • Persian: کلمبو
  • Persian: کولمبو
  • Piemontese: Colombo
  • Polish: Kolombo
  • Portuguese: Colombo
  • Portuguese: Columbo
  • Portuguese: Kolamba
  • Pushto: کولمبو
  • Romanian: Colombo
  • Russian: Коломбо
  • Sanskrit: कोलम्बो
  • Scots: Colombo
  • Scottish Gaelic: Colombo
  • Serbian: Коломбо
  • Serbo-Croatian: Colombo
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kolombo
  • Shona: Colombo
  • Sicilian: Colombo
  • Silesian: Kolůmbo
  • Sindhi: ڪولمبو
  • Sinhala: කොළඹ
  • Sinhala: ෙකාළඹ
  • Slovak: Kolombo
  • Slovenian: Colombo
  • Slovenian: Kolombo
  • Somali: Kolonbo
  • Spanish: Colombo
  • Swahili: Colombo
  • Swedish: Colombo
  • Swedish: Kolombo
  • Tagalog: Colombo
  • Tajik: Коломбо
  • Tamil: கொலோம்போ
  • Tamil: கொழும்பு
  • Telugu: కొలంబో
  • Thai: Colombo
  • Thai: กรุงโคลอมโบ
  • Thai: กรุงโคลัมโบ
  • Thai: โคลอมโบ
  • Thai: โคลัมโบ
  • Tibetan: ཁོ་ལུམ་པོ་
  • Tibetan: ཁོ་ལུམ་པོ།
  • Turkish: Colombo
  • Turkish: Kolombo
  • Turkmen: Kolombo
  • Udmurt: Коломбо
  • Uighur: كولومبو
  • Ukrainian: Коломбо
  • Urdu: کولمبو
  • Uzbek: Kolombo
  • Venetian: Colombo
  • Veps: Kolombo
  • Vietnamese: Colombo
  • Waray (Philippines): Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Waray (Philippines): Colombo
  • Welsh: Colombo
  • Western Frisian: Kolombo
  • Wu Chinese: 科伦坡
  • Yue Chinese: Colombo
  • Yue Chinese: கொழும்பு
  • Yue Chinese: කොළඹ
  • Yue Chinese: 可倫坡
  • Yue Chinese: 哥林堡
  • Yue Chinese: 科倫坡
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