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Negombo info

Standart time zone:
UTC/GMT +6 hours (Asia/Colombo)

Population:
137,223

Coordinates:
7.2083, 79.8358

Region:
Western

Continent:
Asia

Country name:
Sri Lanka

ISO code:
LK, LKA, 144

Fips code:
CE

Phone code:
94

Country area:
65,610 km2

Country population:
21,513,990

Currency:
LKR

Language:
si

Other information:

Negombo (Sinhala: මීගමුව, romanized: Mīgamuva, Tamil: நீர்கொழும்பு, romanized: Nīrkoḻumpu) is a major city in Sri Lanka, situated on the west coast and at the mouth of the Negombo Lagoon, in Western Province, 38 km from Colombo via Colombo - Katunayake Expressway. Negombo is one of the major commercial hubs in the country and the administrative centre of Negombo Division. Negombo has about 142,136 population within its divisional secretariat division.Negombo is known for its long sandy beaches and centuries old fishing industry. Negombo has a large bilingual population of dominated by Roman Catholics, the majority settled in coastal belt speak Tamil language as well but most of them are Sinhala by ethnicity. == Etymology == The name "Negombo" is the Portuguese corrupted name of its Tamil name Neerkolombu.The Sinhala name Migamuva means "Village of the honeycomb", gaining its name from a legend mentioned in Rajaveliya. Read more in wiki.



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