The largest cities in Sri Lanka, ranked by population

The table below includes cities (and in some cases urban areas and municipalities) in Sri Lanka with populations exceeding 10 000 people.

Note that double listings may reflect different spellings or definitions of urban agglomerations.








Colombo648034
Galkissa215941
Moratuwa185031
Jaffna169102
Negombo137223
Pita Kotte118179
Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte115826
Kandy111701
Trincomalee108420
Kalmunai100171
Galle93118
Point Pedro89810
Batticaloa86742
Katunayaka North84643
Valvedditturai78205
Matara76254
Battaramulla South75633
Dambulla66716
Maharagama66576
Kotikawatta64565
Anuradhapura60943
Vavuniya60176
Kolonnawa58076
Hendala56978
Ratnapura47832
Puttalam45661
Badulla42230
Welisara41306
Kalutara38000
Bentota37000
Homagama34664
Beruwala34250
Panadura33735
Mulleriyawa33540
Kandana33424
Ja Ela32175
Wattala30725
Peliyagoda30717
Kelaniya28846
Kurunegala28571
Nuwara Eliya25775
Gampola24730
Chilaw24712
Eravur Town22982
Hanwella Ihala22918
Weligama22179
Ambalangoda20133
Shanjeev Home20000
Ampara18348
Hatton15073
Polonnaruwa13900
Kilinochchi13006
Tangalla10497
Monaragala10236
Gampaha9350
Horana South8982
Wattegama8000
Minuwangoda7772
Horawala Junction7500
Kuliyapitiya6877
Haputale4721
Talawakele3545
Hikkaduwa1300
Kadugannawa1214
Sigiriya1001
Iththikkandal70
Ielanthaiwan50
Moonkilmurichchan40




Countries:
Afghanistan   |   Aland Islands   |   Albania   |   Algeria   |   American Samoa   |   Andorra   |   Angola   |   Anguilla   |   Antarctica   |   Antigua and Barbuda   |   Argentina   |   Armenia   |   Aruba   |   Australia   |   Austria   |   Azerbaijan   |   Bahamas   |   Bahrain   |   Bangladesh   |   Barbados   |   Belarus   |   Belgium   |   Belize   |   Benin   |   Bermuda   |   Bhutan   |   Bolivia   |   Bosnia and Herzegovina   |   Botswana   |   Bouvet Island   |   Brazil   |   British Indian Ocean Territory   |   British Virgin Islands   |   Brunei Darussalam   |   Bulgaria   |   Burkina Faso   |   Burundi   |   Cambodia   |   Cameroon   |   Canada   |   Cape Verde   |   Cayman Islands   |   Central African Republic   |   Chad   |   Chile   |   China   |   Christmas Island   |   Cocos Islands   |   Colombia   |   Comoros   |   Congo   |   Cook Islands   |   Costa Rica   |   Cote d'Ivoire   |   Croatia   |   Cuba   |   Cyprus   |   Czech Republic   |   Democratic Republic of the Congo   |   Denmark   |   Djibouti   |   Dominica   |   Dominican Republic   |   Ecuador   |   Egypt   |   El Salvador   |   Equatorial Guinea   |   Eritrea   |   Estonia   |   Ethiopia   |   Falkland Islands   |   Faroe Islands   |   Fiji   |   Finland   |   France   |   French Guiana   |   French Polynesia   |   French Southern Territories   |   Gabon   |   Gambia   |   Georgia   |   Germany   |   Ghana   |   Gibraltar   |   Greece   |   Greenland   |   Grenada   |   Guadeloupe   |   Guam   |   Guatemala   |   Guernsey   |   Guinea   |   Guinea-Bissau   |   Guyana   |   Haiti   |   Heard Island and McDonald Islands   |   Honduras   |   Hong Kong   |   Hungary   |   Iceland   |   India   |   Indonesia   |   Iran   |   Iraq   |   Ireland   |   Isle of Man   |   Israel   |   Italy   |   Jamaica   |   Japan   |   Jersey   |   Jordan   |   Kazakhstan   |   Kenya   |   Kiribati   |   Kuwait   |   Kyrgyzstan   |   Laos   |   Latvia   |   Lebanon   |   Lesotho   |   Liberia   |   Libya   |   Liechtenstein   |   Lithuania   |   Luxembourg   |   Macao   |   Macedonia   |   Madagascar   |   Malawi   |   Malaysia   |   Maldives   |   Mali   |   Malta   |   Marshall Islands   |   Martinique   |   Mauritania   |   Mauritius   |   Mayotte   |   Mexico   |   Micronesia   |   Moldova   |   Monaco   |   Mongolia   |   Montenegro   |   Montserrat   |   Morocco   |   Mozambique   |   Myanmar   |   Namibia   |   Nauru   |   Nepal   |   Netherlands   |   Netherlands Antilles   |   New Caledonia   |   New Zealand   |   Nicaragua   |   Niger   |   Nigeria   |   Niue   |   Norfolk Island   |   North Korea   |   Northern Mariana Islands   |   Norway   |   Occupied Palestinian Territory   |   Oman   |   Pakistan   |   Palau   |   Panama   |   Papua New Guinea   |   Paraguay   |   Peru   |   Philippines   |   Pitcairn   |   Poland   |   Portugal   |   Puerto Rico   |   Qatar   |   Reunion   |   Romania   |   Russian Federation   |   Rwanda   |   Saint Barthélemy   |   Saint Helena   |   Saint Kitts and Nevis   |   Saint Lucia   |   Saint Martin   |   Saint Pierre and Miquelon   |   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines   |   Samoa   |   San Marino   |   Sao Tome and Principe   |   Saudi Arabia   |   Senegal   |   Serbia   |   Seychelles   |   Sierra Leone   |   Singapore   |   Slovakia   |   Slovenia   |   Solomon Islands   |   Somalia   |   South Africa   |   South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands   |   South Korea   |   Spain   |   Sri Lanka   |   Sudan   |   Suriname   |   Svalbard and Jan Mayen   |   Swaziland   |   Sweden   |   Switzerland   |   Syria   |   Taiwan   |   Tajikistan   |   Tanzania   |   Thailand   |   Timor-Leste   |   Togo   |   Tokelau   |   Tonga   |   Trinidad and Tobago   |   Tunisia   |   Turkey   |   Turkmenistan   |   Turks and Caicos Islands   |   Tuvalu   |   U.S. Virgin Islands   |   Uganda   |   Ukraine   |   United Arab Emirates   |   United Kingdom   |   United States   |   United States Minor Outlying Islands   |   Uruguay   |   Uzbekistan   |   Vanuatu   |   Vatican City State   |   Venezuela   |   Viet Nam   |   Wallis and Futuna   |   Western Sahara   |   Yemen   |   Zambia   |   Zimbabwe   |  

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