Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte

Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte

ශ්‍රී ජයවර්ධනපුර කෝට්ටේ

ஶ்ரீ ஜெயவர்த்தனபுர கோட்டே
Administrative Capital
Colombo Metropolitan Region
Diyatha Uyana
Diyatha Uyana
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is located in Colombo District
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is located in Sri Lanka
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
Coordinates: 6°55′N 79°55′E / 6.917°N 79.917°E / 6.917; 79.917
Country Sri Lanka
Province Western Province
District Colombo District
Government
 • Mayor R.A.D Janaka Ranawaka (Sri Lanka Freedom Party)
Area
 • Administrative Capital 17 km2 (7 sq mi)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Administrative Capital 115,826
 • Density 3,305/km2 (8,560/sq mi)
 • Metro 2,234,289
Time zone SLST (UTC+5:30)
Postal code 10100
Area code(s) 011
Website www.kotte.mc.gov.lk

Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte (commonly known as Kotte) is the official capital of Sri Lanka.[1] Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is a satellite city and within the urban area of Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo.

  1. ^ "The Administrative Capital of Sri Lanka since 1982 is Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte". Official Sri Lanka government website. Archived from the original on 2014-12-20. Retrieved 2015-01-07. 

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