Delaware vs Sri Lanka (Statistical Comparison)

Delaware is a state located in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States of America, whereas Sri Lanka is an island country in South Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Delaware and Sri Lanka regarding various aspects.


Is Delaware bigger than Sri Lanka?

The total area of Delaware is 1,982 sq mi, and the total area of Sri Lanka is 25,330 sq mi. Delaware is smaller than Sri Lanka by 23,348 sq mi. Delaware is around 12.78 times smaller than Sri Lanka.

Area of Delaware: 1,982 sq mi ( 5,130 km2 )

Area of Delaware compared to Sri Lanka

Area of Sri Lanka:  25,330 sq mi ( 65,610 km2 )

Area of Sri Lanka compared to Delaware


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Delaware as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 1,003,384.

Population of Delaware compared to Sri Lanka

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Sri Lanka as of 24th April 2022, is estimated to be around 21,575,098.

Population of Sri Lanka compared to Delaware

Here is some more data comparison between Delaware and Sri Lanka.

The capital of Delaware is Dover, and the capital city of Sri Lanka are Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte (legislative) and Colombo (executive and judicial).

Official Languages

Delaware: None
Sri Lanka: Sinhala, Tamil


Delaware: Delawarean
Sri Lanka: Sri Lankan

ISO 3166 Code

Delaware: US-DE
Sri Lanka: LK

Human Development Index

HDI of Delaware as of 2019: 0.936
HDI of Sri Lanka as of 2019: 0.782

Delaware Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Sri Lanka Time Zone: 

UTC + 5:30 (Sri Lanka Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Delaware:
38° 59′ 22.56″ N, 75° 30′ 18″ W

Coordinates of Sri Lanka:
7° 0′ 0″ N81° 0′ 0″ E

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