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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Area Stats

Definitions

  • Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Comparative to US places: This entry provides an area comparison based on total area equivalents. Most entities are compared with the entire US or one of the 50 states based on area measurements (1990 revised) provided by the US Bureau of the Census. The smaller entities are compared with Washington, DC (178 sq km, 69 sq mi) or The Mall in Washington, DC (0.59 sq km, 0.23 sq mi, 146 acres).
  • Land: Total land area in square kilometres
  • Land > Per capita: Total land area in square kilometres Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Land per 1000: Total land area in square kilometres. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Total: Total area in square kilometers
  • Total > Per capita: Total area in square kilometers Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Total per 1000: Total area in square kilometers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Water: Total water area in square kilometers
  • Water > Per capita: Total water area in square kilometers Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Water per 1000: Total water area in square kilometers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Comparative slightly larger than West Virginia 2013
Comparative to US places slightly larger than West Virginia 2008
Land 64,740 sq km 2008 120th out of 235
Land > Per capita 3.06 sq km per 1,000 people 2008 187th out of 224
Land per 1000 3.2 sq km 2008 171st out of 196
Total 65,610 sq km 2013 123th out of 251
Total > Per capita 3.1 sq km per 1,000 people 2008 191st out of 228
Total per 1000 3.25 sq km 2008 175th out of 199
Water 980 sq km 2013 111th out of 246
Water > Per capita 41.18 sq km per 1 million peo 2008 120th out of 142
Water per 1000 0.043 sq km 2008 114th out of 138

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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