Which is the Capital City of Sri Lanka?

By Esha Dhawan|Updated : July 5th, 2022

Sri Lanks is a beautiful island country which is also known as the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. The country is situated in the Indian Ocean and is separated from India through Park Strait and the Gulf of Mannar. The legislative capital of Sri Lanka is the city of Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte whereas the judicial and executive capital of Sri Lanka is Colombo. 

Answer:

The legislative capital of Sri Lanka is Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte and the judicial and executive capital of Sri Lanka is Colombo.

The city of Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is situated in the southwestern part of the country and is around 8 km southeast of Colombo which is also called the commercial capital of Sri Lanka. Furthermore, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is a properly planned urban city which is equipped with government offices and housing. The University of Sri Jayewardenepura is also located in the capital of Sri Lanka. The city is also home to various rice plantations and paddies despite its urban character.

Summary:

Which is the Capital City of Sri Lanka?

The legislative capital of Sri Lanka is the city of Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte while the capital for all executive and judicial purposes is the city of Colombo. The city of Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is an urban well-planned city that is located southeast of Colombo.

 

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