Sri Lanka Holidays Factfile
Capital: Colombo (Sri Jayewardenepura is the administrative capital)
Language: Sinhala, Tamil, English.
Time: GMT + 5.30.
International dialling code: + 94
Visas: Required by UK citizens. This should be purchased in advance via the Electronic Travel Authorization System (ETA) website - http://www.eta.gov.lk/slvisa/. The current cost for UK citizens is US$20 for a double entry visa which is valid for 30 days. There is no charge for children under 12 years of age.
Country Representative in UK: Sri Lankan High Commission, 13 Hyde Park Gardens, London W2 2LU. Telephone 020 7262 1841. E-mail: email@example.com.
Voltage: 230 AC, 50 Hz.
Money: Sri Lanka Rupee (Rp) divided into 100 cents. For the up-to-date exchange rate please visit the OANDA Currency Converter website
Vaccinations: There are no mandatory vaccinations required. Recommended: BCG, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Japanese encephalitis, Malaria, Rabies, Typhoid, Yellow Fever. For up-to-date information please consult your local G.P. or visit the MASTA website
Guidebook: The Rough Guide to Sri Lanka.