National flag of Sri Lanka

Flag of Sri Lanka
The official name of Sri Lanka (LKA) is Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and consists of Maroon, gold, green and orange flag colors. The capital city of Sri Lanka is Colombo. Sri Lanka has the total estimated population as of 2021 is 20,277,597 or 20.3 M based on 10 states, 15 cities. The independence day is celebrated on February 4, 1948 and the founder of Sri Lanka is Don Stephen Senanayake.

20,277,597
(20.3 M)

Population

65,610.0 km2
(25,332.15222 sqm)

Area

Asia

Continent

UTC+05:30

Timezones

About Sri Lanka Flag

Sri Lanka flag
Sri Lanka Flag Colors   Maroon
  Gold
  Green
  Orange
Meaning of Sri Lanka flag colors

The Sri Lankan flag is quite unique and has a lot of meaning attached to it:
Red: nothing mentioned.
Green: Muslims residing in Sri Lanka.
Orange: Hindus in the country.
Gold: The lion represents bravery and the 4 ‘bo’ leaves denote the 4 concepts of Buddhism. Golden borders mean the unity of different communities.


Sri Lanka Flag Proportion Ratio 1:2
Sri Lanka Flag Proportion in Decimal 2.0
Official Sri Lanka's Flag Adoption Date May 22, 1972 (51 years, 4 months ago)

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Neighboring Countries of Sri Lanka

India