Sri Lanka: Land area

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 Sri Lanka

Land area in sq. km

 Latest value 61,860
 Year 2021
 Measure sq. km
 Data availability 1961 - 2021
 Average 62,614
 Min - Max 61,860 - 62,710
 Source Food and Agriculture Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Sri Lanka from 1961 to 2021. The average value for Sri Lanka during that period was 62614 sq. km with a minimum of 61860 sq. km in 2020 and a maximum of 62710 sq. km in 1961. The latest value from 2021 is 61860 sq. km. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 196 countries is 655985 sq. km. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Sri Lanka - Land area - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Sri Lanka - Land area - historical chart - 1961-2021




Definition: Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes.


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