Negombo is a quiet town in the western coastal area of , with a tourist strip to the north on Jetwing Beach. Its key attraction is proximity to the international airport.
Photo: A.Savin, FAL.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
was a small but important fort in Negombo, approx. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The St. Sebastian’s Church, Negombo, also known as St. Photo: Bgag, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a municipal ward of Negombo city, .

is a suburb of the city of Negombo, .


7.2094° or 7° 12' 33.9" north
79.8331° or 79° 49' 59.2" east
Open Location Code
United Nations Location Code
8 metres (26 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 2064194449
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: نجومبو
  • Arabic: نغومبو
  • Arabic: نيجومبو
  • Arabic: نيغومبو
  • Azerbaijani: Neqombo
  • Basque: Negombo
  • Breton: Negombo
  • Catalan: Negombo
  • Chinese: 內貢博
  • Chinese: 内贡博
  • Czech: Negombo
  • Danish: Negombo
  • Dutch: Negombo
  • Egyptian Arabic: نجومبو
  • Esperanto: Negombo
  • Finnish: Negombo
  • French: Negombo
  • German: Negombo
  • Hebrew: נגומבו
  • Hungarian: Negombo
  • Italian: Negombo
  • Japanese: ニゴンボ
  • Japanese: ネボンゴ
  • Kannada: ನೆಗೊಂಬೊ
  • Lithuanian: Negombas
  • Norwegian: Negombo
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Negombo
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Negombo
  • Persian: نگومبو
  • Polish: Negombo
  • Portuguese: Negombo
  • Portuguese: Negumbo
  • Russian: Негомбо
  • Sinhala: මීගමුව
  • Slovenian: Negombo
  • Spanish: Negombo
  • Swedish: Negombo
  • Tamil: நீர்கொழும்பு
  • Thai: เนกอมโบ
  • Turkish: Negombo
  • Ukrainian: Негомбо
  • Urdu: نیگومبو
  • Vietnamese: Negombo

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