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Facts About Negombo
The name “Negombo” is the Portuguese corrupted name of its Tamil name Neerkolombu.
Negombo is about 2 metres above sea level.
The average annual precipitation is about 2,400 millimetres.
The population of Negombo is estimated at around 137,223, In 2020.
Negombo has a large bilingual population dominated by Roman Catholics.
Negombo is a major city in Sri Lanka, situated on the west coast and at the mouth of the Negombo Lagoon, in Western Province.
The northern border of the Negombo is formed by the Ma Oya river which meets the Indian Ocean.
Negombo total area is approximately 34 square kilometres.
Negombo is the 4th largest city in this country and it is also the Negombo Division’s administrative capital centre.
Negombo features a tropical rainforest climate under the Köppen climate classification.