Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka, Asia

latitude: 8, longitude: 81
Browse map of Sri Lanka 8°00′00.00″ N, 81°00′00.00″ E
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Sri Lanka is a country in Asia at latitude 8°00′00.00″ North, longitude 81°00′00.00″ East.

Project to create an open and free map of Sri Lanka in OpenStreetMap. Join us !

See 2016 Sri Lanka Floods for map data resources covering the flood affected regions, and coordination of further crisis response mapping

Getting started

If you are a new Sri Lankan mapper, please check out the following places:

  1. Add yourself to Category:Users in Sri Lanka
  2. Put your name in the WikiProject_Sri_Lanka#Contributors table
  3. The OSM Beginners' Guide and Getting Involved page
  4. JOSM heavy duty offline editor JOSM
  5. If you have a question, you can post it to the Sri Lanka-talk mailing list(see above) or post it in the FAQ section where you can browse through commonly asked questions.
  6. Check the Sri Lanka/Meets page to see if there any user meets or mapping parties in your city. or why not start one?
  7. More in formations and discussions in [1]

Mailing List and Facebook Group

TO ask questions, to discuss tagging for Sri Lanka, to stay updated with all information and updates about the works being done, the progress being made while mapping, future plans, please join the mailing list, the Facebook group, and the forum:

Common Features and Tagging Guidelines

Tagging for features commonly found in Sri Lanka are described in the link below:

Custom presets for Sri Lanka: _add link_

Feel free to add more features to the guidelines

OpenStreetMap Work in Sri Lanka

Open Data for Resilience Initiative supported by the World Bank: Work done in Batticaloa:


Please add your name if missing.

City Users
Akuressa User:Lkmapper
Avissawella User:Janith96
Batticaloa User:Lkmapper
Colombo User:ajithkarunaratne
Colombo, Batticaloa User:Deavas
Colombo, Batticaloa User:Suthakaran
Colombo, Batticaloa User:Danaja
Colombo, Kandy User:Mifan
Eheliyagoda User:Janith96
Galle User:Lkmapper
Galle User:Gazaly
Gampaha User:Nipunanr
Hambanthota User:Thilina
Jaffna User:Umapathy
Kuruwita User:Janith96
Kilinochchi User:Umapathy
Matara User:Lkmapper
Matara User:salikahamed
Matara User:Thilina
Nuwara Eliya User:Ttheek
Mullaitivu User:Umapathy
Ratnapura User:Janith96
Vavuniya User:Umapathy

Lets Discuss

OpenStreetMap Sri Lanka Evolution

Sri Lanka OSM evolution between 2015 January - 2018 July. Click on image to see animation.