94 is the country code for Sri Lanka.
Colombo is the capital city of Sri Lanka.
How to Call Sri Lanka from Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
To call a telephone number in Sri Lanka from Dubai (United Arab Emirates):
- Dial the international call prefix. For calls from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) this is 00 (or '+' from mobile phones).
- Dial the country code for Sri Lanka - 94.
- Dial the subscriber number, omitting the first zero if there is one.
Landlines – City/Area Codes in Sri Lanka
Area codes for a selection of cities in Sri Lanka are listed below:
- Batticaloa – 065
- Colombo – 011
- Galle – 091
- Jaffna – 021
- Kalmunai – 067
- Kandy – 081
- Negombo – 031
- Trincomalee – 026
- Vavuniya – 024
A 0 prefix is used with the area code when calling a landline number from a different area within Sri Lanka or from a Sri Lankan mobile.
Do not dial the 0 prefix or area code when telephoning from a landline in the same area.
Do not use the 0 prefix with the area code when calling from overseas.
For example, to call a number in Colombo XXXXXXX :
- From a landline in Colombo dial XXXXXXX.
- From a landline in Sri Lanka outside Colombo, dial 011-XXXXXXX.
- From a mobile phone in Sri Lanka, dial 011-XXXXXXX.
- From overseas, dial the international call prefix (00/+), the country code for Sri Lanka (94), the area code without the 0, then the subscriber number e.g. 00-94-11-XXXXXXX or +94-11-XXXXXXX.
Mobile Telephone Numbers in Sri Lanka
Mobile phone numbers in Sri Lanka are 10 digits long.
They begin with 07.
To call a mobile phone number in Sri Lanka from overseas, dial the international exit call prefix (00/+), the Sri Lanka country code (94), and then the subscriber number without the 0 prefix e.g. 00-94-7XXXXXXXX or +94-7XXXXXXXX.
To call a mobile phone number in Sri Lanka from within Sri Lanka, dial the full 10 digit number with the 0 prefix e.g. 07XXXXXXXX.
When calling Sri Lanka from the United Arab Emirates, please note there is a time difference between Sri Lanka and the UAE.
The current time in the UAE is . The date is .
The time in Sri Lanka is now . The date is .
The time difference between UAE and Sri Lanka is 1.5 hours.
The official currency of Sri Lanka is the Sri Lankan rupee (LKR).
Current exchange rates between the UAE dirham and the Sri Lankan rupee (LKR to AED, AED to LKR) are:
- 1 Sri Lankan rupee (LKR) = 0.01 AED
- 1 UAE dirham (AED) = 99.55 LKR
Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .
According to data from the World Bank, the population of Sri Lanka in recent years is:
- 2018 - 21,670,000
- 2017 - 21,444,000
- 2016 - 21,203,000
- 2015 - 20,970,000
- 2014 - 20,778,000
- 2013 - 20,585,000
- 2012 - 20,425,000
- 2011 - 20,398,670
- 2010 - 20,261,737
- 2009 - 20,123,508
- 2008 - 19,983,984
- 2007 - 19,842,044
- 2006 - 19,695,972
- 2005 - 19,544,988
- 2004 - 19,387,153
- 2003 - 19,224,037
- 2002 - 19,062,482
- 2001 - 18,911,730
- 2000 - 18,777,601
- 1999 - 18,663,284
- 1998 - 18,564,599
Map of Sri Lanka
The location of Sri Lanka can be seen on the map below.