Sri Lanka is part of Asia with main city at
Colombo. Its Developing country with a
population of 21M people. The main currency is Sri Lanka Rupee. The languages
spoken are Sinhalese,Tamil. the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka is the formal name of Sri Lanka It is adviced to High degree of caution Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs,
languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~25.36 °C 🌧 ~222.63 mm 👨👩👦👦 21M people
⚠️ Travel advice
High degree of caution
Presidential elections will be held on 16 November. Avoid political gatherings before, during and after the election. Be alert. Monitor the media and other sources about safety and security risks (see safety and security). We haven’t changed our advice level - 'exercise a high degree of caution' in Sri Lanka.
issued date: November 11, 2019
Sri Lanka uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type D and Type G.
The languages that are typically spoken are Sinhalese, Tamil
💱 Currencies Used
Sri Lanka uses the Sri Lankan rupee (symbol: Rs), code LKR.Banknotes come in denominations of 5000, 2000, 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20 and 10 rupees. Rupee is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 10, 5, 2 and 1 rupees and 50, 25, 10, 2 and 1 cents.
Automatic teller machines are rare in Sri Lanka. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Expected to tip Tipping is quite common in Sri Lanka and it's good etiquette to leave one. How much money you leave depends on the service and how happy you were with it. Receipts usually include a service charge.